Ps 121 Throop

2750 Throop Ave
Bronx, NY 10469
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 589 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Ps 121 Throop ranks 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%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 589 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • : 70-74% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ps 121 Throop ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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School Overview

Ps 121 Throop's student population of 589 students has declined by 28% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
589 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Ps 121 Throop ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ps 121 Throop is 0.63, 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)
#3506 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Ps 121 Throop, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
30%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ps 121 Throop 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 2021-22 school year data.
27%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ps 121 Throop 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.
70-74%
78%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Ps 121 Throop 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
14:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
9%
10%
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Hispanic
41%
29%
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Black
44%
16%
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White
5%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.63
This chart displays the diversity score of Ps 121 Throop 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
69%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ps 121 Throop and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ps 121 Throop and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ps 121 Throop's ranking?
Ps 121 Throop is ranked #3506 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Ps 121 Throop often compared to?
Ps 121 Throopis often viewed alongside schools like Ps 97 by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 27% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Ps 121 Throop?
589 students attend Ps 121 Throop.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of Ps 121 Throop students are Black, 41% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Asian, 5% of students are White, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ps 121 Throop?
Ps 121 Throop has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ps 121 Throop offer ?
Ps 121 Throop offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ps 121 Throop part of?
In what neighborhood is Ps 121 Throop located?
Ps 121 Throop is located in the Laconia neighborhood of Bronx, NY.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 589 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • : 70-74% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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