Polk Street School

  • Polk Street School serves 687 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (which is higher 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 50-54% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 56%.

School Overview

  • Polk Street School's student population of 687 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students687 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Polk Street School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Polk Street School is 0.53, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#1875 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
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Asian
10%
9%
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Hispanic
23%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
64%
44%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.530.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFranklin Square Union Free School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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  • West Hempstead West Hempstead Middle School
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    1.0 miles
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