Polk Street School

960 Polk Ave
Franklin Square, NY 11010
8/
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Top 30%
Serving 664 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Polk Street School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 664 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • : Top 30% in NY
  • : 57% (Top 50%)
  • : 61% (Top 30%)
  • : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Polk Street School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Polk Street School's student population of 664 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
664 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Polk Street School ranks within the top 30% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Polk Street School is 0.65, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#1262 out of 4377 schools
(Top 30%)
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57%
46%
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61%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Polk Street 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 2021-22 school year data.
≥95%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Polk Street School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
16%
10%
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Hispanic
28%
29%
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Black
3%
16%
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White
50%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.65
This chart display the diversity score of Polk Street School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Polk Street School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Polk Street School's ranking?
Polk Street School is ranked #1262 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Polk Street School often compared to?
Polk Street Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like John Street School, Washington Street School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
57% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 61% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Polk Street School?
664 students attend Polk Street School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
50% of Polk Street School students are White, 28% of students are Hispanic, 16% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Polk Street School?
Polk Street School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Polk Street School offer ?
Polk Street School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Polk Street School part of?
Polk Street School is part of Franklin Square Union Free School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 664 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 57% (Top 50%)
  • : 61% (Top 30%)
  • : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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