Ps 158 Bayard Taylor

1458 York Ave
New York, NY 10075
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 647 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Ps 158 Bayard Taylor 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 78% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 647 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • : Top 20% in NY
  • : 78% (Top 20%)
  • : 79% (Top 10%)
  • : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ps 158 Bayard Taylor ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Ps 158 Bayard Taylor's student population of 647 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
647 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Ps 158 Bayard Taylor 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 158 Bayard Taylor is 0.51, 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)
#510 out of 4377 schools
(Top 20%)
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78%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ps 158 Bayard Taylor 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.
79%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ps 158 Bayard Taylor 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 displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Ps 158 Bayard Taylor 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
16:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
14%
10%
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Hispanic
9%
29%
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Black
2%
16%
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White
68%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New York.
0.51
This chart displays the diversity score of Ps 158 Bayard Taylor 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
11%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
2%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ps 158 Bayard Taylor and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ps 158 Bayard Taylor's ranking?
Ps 158 Bayard Taylor is ranked #510 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Ps 158 Bayard Taylor often compared to?
Ps 158 Bayard Tayloris often viewed alongside schools like Ps 290 Manhattan New School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
78% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Ps 158 Bayard Taylor?
647 students attend Ps 158 Bayard Taylor.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of Ps 158 Bayard Taylor students are White, 14% of students are Asian, 9% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ps 158 Bayard Taylor?
Ps 158 Bayard Taylor has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ps 158 Bayard Taylor offer ?
Ps 158 Bayard Taylor offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ps 158 Bayard Taylor part of?

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 647 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 78% (Top 20%)
  • : 79% (Top 10%)
  • : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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