P.S. 90 Edna Cohen School

  • P.S. 90 Edna Cohen School serves 655 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 29% (which is lower than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 22% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

School Overview

  • P.S. 90 Edna Cohen School's student population of 655 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students655 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • P.S. 90 Edna Cohen School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of P.S. 90 Edna Cohen School is 0.60, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#2931 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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Asian
11%
9%
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Hispanic
59%
26%
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Black
16%
17%
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White
14%
44%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.600.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #21 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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