P.S. 83 Donald Hertz

950 Rhinelander Ave
Bronx, NY 10462
(School attendance zone shown in map)
P.S. 83 Donald Hertz serves 1,692 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
P.S. 83 Donald Hertz placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

P.S. 83 Donald Hertz places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

P.S. 83 Donald Hertz's student population of 1,692 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 107 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students1,692 students
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Total Classroom Teachers107 teachers
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School Comparison

P.S. 83 Donald Hertz is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of P.S. 83 Donald Hertz is 0.64, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#2860 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
8%
9%
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Hispanic
48%
27%
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Black
7%
17%
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White
35%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.640.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 83 Donald Hertz and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #11 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to P.S. 83 Donald Hertz is Bronx High School For The Visual Arts (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Ps/ms 498 Van Nest Academy (0.3 miles away)
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