P.S. 96 Joseph Lanzetta

216 E 120th St
New York, NY 10035
(School attendance zone shown in map)
P.S. 96 Joseph Lanzetta serves 398 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (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 16% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
P.S. 96 Joseph Lanzetta 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 11:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

P.S. 96 Joseph Lanzetta's student population of 398 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students398 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

P.S. 96 Joseph Lanzetta 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. 96 Joseph Lanzetta is 0.48, 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
#4137 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
68%
27%
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Black
25%
17%
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White
3%
43%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.480.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
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. 96 Joseph Lanzetta and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District # 4 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to P.S. 96 Joseph Lanzetta is Harlem Prep Charter School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Global Technology Preparatory (0.1 miles away)
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