P.S. 88 S Silverstein Little Sparrow School

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1340 Sheridan Ave
Bronx, NY 10456
(School attendance zone shown in map)
P.S. 88 S Silverstein Little Sparrow School serves 146 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
P.S. 88 S Silverstein Little Sparrow School 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 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

P.S. 88 S Silverstein Little Sparrow School's student population of 146 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students146 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

P.S. 88 S Silverstein Little Sparrow School 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. 88 S Silverstein Little Sparrow School is 0.34, 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
#2430 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-59%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-59%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
79%
27%
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Black
19%
17%
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White
1%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.340.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District # 9 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to P.S. 88 S Silverstein Little Sparrow School is Bronx Collelgiate Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Bronx High School For Medical Science (0.2 miles away)
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TEACHERS AND FAMILIES KEEP LEAVING. Principal is RUDE to children. Awful!!
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