Ps 129 John H Finley

425 W 130th St
New York, NY 10027
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 248 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, Ps 129 John H Finley 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 20-24% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 248 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ps 129 John H Finley ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Ps 129 John H Finley's student population of 248 students has declined by 40% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
248 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Ps 129 John H Finley 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 129 John H Finley is 0.56, 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)
#3533 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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20-24%
46%
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30-34%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ps 129 John H Finley 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.
30-39%
78%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Ps 129 John H Finley 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
9:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
51%
29%
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Black
43%
16%
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White
2%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.56
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ps 129 John H Finley 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
2%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ps 129 John H Finley 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 129 John H Finley's ranking?
Ps 129 John H Finley is ranked #3533 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Ps 129 John H Finley?
248 students attend Ps 129 John H Finley.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
51% of Ps 129 John H Finley students are Hispanic, 43% of students are Black, 2% of students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ps 129 John H Finley?
Ps 129 John H Finley has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ps 129 John H Finley offer ?
Ps 129 John H Finley offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ps 129 John H Finley part of?

School Reviews

1   2/17/2020
The school is good but I do not like the dirty bathroom there was poop on the floor disgusting to see that in a school bathroom.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - julio gordian
5   1/17/2015
I wanted to enroll my son in your school. His in first grade & I wanted to know by this year if there was enough space in your school for my child. If you have any question and concerns please ask for telephone number and I'll be glad to send it to you.
- Posted by Parent - Novem

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 248 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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