P.S. 8 Shirlee Solomon
P.S. 8 Shirlee Solomon serves 602 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
P.S. 8 Shirlee Solomon placed in the top 30% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85% (which is higher than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).
P.S. 8 Shirlee Solomon's student population of 602 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
P.S. 8 Shirlee Solomon is ranked within the top 30% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of P.S. 8 Shirlee Solomon is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#888 out of 4228 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education
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