421 W 219th St
New York, NY 10034
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Paula Hedbavny School serves 558 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Paula Hedbavny 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 top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Paula Hedbavny School's student population of 558 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
558 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Paula Hedbavny School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Paula Hedbavny School is 0.35, 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 Data
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State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#2144 out of 4228 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
79%
27%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
16%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.35
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 558 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.35 (Btm 50%)

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