Ps 48 Joseph R Drake

1290 Spofford Ave
Bronx, NY 10474
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 500 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Ps 48 Joseph R Drake 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 7% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 500 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 7% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Ps 48 Joseph R Drake's student population of 500 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
500 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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School Rankings

Ps 48 Joseph R Drake 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 48 Joseph R Drake is 0.41, 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)
#4344 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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7%
46%
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11%
49%
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35-39%
78%
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
73%
29%
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Black
24%
16%
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White
1%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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0.41
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
1%
4%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ps 48 Joseph R Drake's ranking?
Ps 48 Joseph R Drake is ranked #4344 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Ps 48 Joseph R Drake often compared to?
Ps 48 Joseph R Drakeis often viewed alongside schools like Ps 140 Eagle School, Girls Preparatory Charter School Of The Bronx, South Bronx Classical Charter School Iii by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
7% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 11% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Ps 48 Joseph R Drake?
500 students attend Ps 48 Joseph R Drake.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
73% of Ps 48 Joseph R Drake students are Hispanic, 24% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ps 48 Joseph R Drake?
Ps 48 Joseph R Drake has a student ration of 12:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ps 48 Joseph R Drake offer ?
Ps 48 Joseph R Drake offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ps 48 Joseph R Drake part of?
In what neighborhood is Ps 48 Joseph R Drake located?
Ps 48 Joseph R Drake is located in the Hunts Point neighborhood of Bronx, NY. There are 4 other public schools located in Hunts Point.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 500 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 7% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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