112 Lindenwood Rd
Staten Island, NY 10308
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
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).

Top Rankings

P.S. 8 Shirlee Solomon ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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School Overview

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.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
602 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

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
This School
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#888 out of 4228 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
9%
9%
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Hispanic
15%
27%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
73%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.44
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 8 Shirlee Solomon and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
I love the school and the teachers are so nice and I like artAnd science
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5  
I love this school The staff is made up of very nice smart and wise people they made my son feel at home when he started there thank you to all the staff for treating my son with respect and caring hands
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 602 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in NY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.44 (Btm 50%)

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