Ps 130 Hernando De Soto

143 Baxter St
New York, NY 10013
(School attendance zone shown in map)
9/
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Top 20%
Serving 642 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Ps 130 Hernando De Soto ranks in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher 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 98% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 642 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Top 20% in NY
  • : 80% (Top 20%)
  • : 72% (Top 20%)
  • : 90-94% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ps 130 Hernando De Soto ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Ps 130 Hernando De Soto's student population of 642 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
642 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Ps 130 Hernando De Soto ranks within the top 20% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ps 130 Hernando De Soto is 0.22, 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)
#587 out of 4377 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Ps 130 Hernando De Soto, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
80%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ps 130 Hernando De Soto 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.
72%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ps 130 Hernando De Soto 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.
90-94%
78%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Ps 130 Hernando De Soto 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
n/a
1%
Asian
88%
10%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Ps 130 Hernando De Soto and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
29%
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Black
n/a
16%
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White
2%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ps 130 Hernando De Soto.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New York.
0.22
This chart displays the diversity score of Ps 130 Hernando De Soto 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
47%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ps 130 Hernando De Soto 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 130 Hernando De Soto 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 130 Hernando De Soto's ranking?
Ps 130 Hernando De Soto is ranked #587 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Ps 130 Hernando De Soto often compared to?
Ps 130 Hernando De Sotois often viewed alongside schools like Ps 124 Yung Wing by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
80% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 72% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Ps 130 Hernando De Soto?
642 students attend Ps 130 Hernando De Soto.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
88% of Ps 130 Hernando De Soto students are Asian, 5% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ps 130 Hernando De Soto?
Ps 130 Hernando De Soto has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ps 130 Hernando De Soto offer ?
Ps 130 Hernando De Soto offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ps 130 Hernando De Soto part of?
Ps 130 Hernando De Soto is part of New York City Geographic District # 2 School District.

School Reviews

3   11/2/2017
This school is great. I have been here for five years now, and I am going to graduate from the TAG class (Mr. Siu) this year. I am super excited that it is a blue ribbon school now. However, it wouldn't show up on this site....
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Leon
5   7/9/2013
I went to this school(Class of 2013) and my childhood life was amazing there. Not only do you have to learn, but you also party.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - ashle

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 642 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 80% (Top 20%)
  • : 72% (Top 20%)
  • : 90-94% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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