Ps 234 Independence School

292 Greenwich St
New York, NY 10007
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 456 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Ps 234 Independence School 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 75-79% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 456 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • : Top 20% in NY
  • : 75-79% (Top 20%)
  • : 80-84% (Top 10%)
  • : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ps 234 Independence School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Ps 234 Independence School's student population of 456 students has declined by 28% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
456 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Ps 234 Independence School 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 234 Independence School is 0.49, 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)
#467 out of 4377 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Ps 234 Independence School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
75-79%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ps 234 Independence School 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.
80-84%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ps 234 Independence School 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 234 Independence School 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
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
9%
10%
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Hispanic
11%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Ps 234 Independence School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
2%
16%
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White
70%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
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.
0.49
This chart displays the diversity score of Ps 234 Independence School 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
10%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ps 234 Independence School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ps 234 Independence School's ranking?
Ps 234 Independence School is ranked #467 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Ps 234 Independence School often compared to?
Ps 234 Independence Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Ps 89 by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
75-79% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 80-84% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Ps 234 Independence School?
456 students attend Ps 234 Independence School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
70% of Ps 234 Independence School students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Asian, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ps 234 Independence School?
Ps 234 Independence School has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ps 234 Independence School offer ?
Ps 234 Independence School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ps 234 Independence School part of?
Ps 234 Independence School is part of New York City Geographic District # 2 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 456 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 75-79% (Top 20%)
  • : 80-84% (Top 10%)
  • : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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