Paula Hedbavny School

421 W 219th St
New York, NY 10034
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is 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 55% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 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 OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students558 students
This chart display total students of Paula Hedbavny School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Paula Hedbavny School
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Paula Hedbavny School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Paula Hedbavny School by grade.

School Comparison

Paula Hedbavny 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 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#2122 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Paula Hedbavny School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Paula Hedbavny School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Paula Hedbavny School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Paula Hedbavny School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Paula Hedbavny School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
79%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Paula Hedbavny School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Paula Hedbavny School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
16%
43%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Paula Hedbavny School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Paula Hedbavny School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score
0.350.71
This chart display the diversity score of Paula Hedbavny School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Paula Hedbavny School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Paula Hedbavny School 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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Paula Hedbavny School is Bronx Engineering And Technology Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is P.S. 18 Park Terrace (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • New York P.S. 18 Park Terrace Math: 27% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 349 students
    0.0 miles
    4124 9th Ave
    New York, NY 10034
    (917) 521-2220
    0 K-8 349
  • Bronx Atmosphere Academy Public Charter School Charter School
    Grades: 6-8 | 391 students
    0.3 miles
    22 Marble Hill Ave
    Bronx, NY 10463
    (718) 696-0493
    0.3 6-8 391
  • Bronx Bronx Engineering And Technology Academy Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 409 students
    0.4 miles
    99 Terrace View Ave
    Bronx, NY 10458
    (718) 563-6678
    0.4 9-12 409
  • Bronx Bronx School Of Law And Finance Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 373 students
    0.4 miles
    99 Terrace View Ave
    Bronx, NY 10463
    (718) 561-0113
    0.4 9-12 373
  • Bronx Bronx Theatre High School Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 386 students
    0.4 miles
    99 Terrace View Ave
    Bronx, NY 10463
    (718) 329-2902
    0.4 9-12 386

School Reviews

Review Paula Hedbavny School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
While reading, writing, and arithmetic are the foundation of a child's education, financial literacy is growing in importance as well. Learn about public schools that are teaching financial literacy to their students.
Learn about how public schools are implementing new forms of physical education instruction, which range from yoga classes to even online gym courses.
Beyond tests and homework, some public school students face greater challenges, including the uncertainty of where they will sleep each night. Learn about the increase in homeless students and what public schools are doing to meet the challenge.