P.S. 98 Shorac Kappock

  • P.S. 98 Shorac Kappock serves 461 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15% (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 17% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • P.S. 98 Shorac Kappock 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57%.

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P.S. 98 Shorac Kappock places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

  • P.S. 98 Shorac Kappock's student population of 461 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students461 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • P.S. 98 Shorac Kappock 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of P.S. 98 Shorac Kappock is 0.12, 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 School Rank (16-17)#4005 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
94%
27%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
4%
43%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in P.S. 98 Shorac Kappock.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.120.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 98 Shorac Kappock 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District # 6 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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