1700 3rd Ave
New York, NY 10128
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Ps 77 Lower Lab School serves 349 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Ps 77 Lower Lab School placed in the top 5% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the New York state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 349 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in NY
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ps 77 Lower Lab School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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School Overview

Ps 77 Lower Lab School's student population of 349 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
349 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Ps 77 Lower Lab School is ranked within the top 5% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Ps 77 Lower Lab School is 0.65, 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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#128 out of 4228 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
45%
10%
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Hispanic
5%
28%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
36%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
14%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   11/2/2018
This is a great school. Kids are challenged all the time and they develope excellent analylitcal skills from a very youn age. The chess club is one of the best in New York.
- Posted by Parent - Howard
2   1/17/2011
This is supposed a good school with high test scores, but really all they do is screen for smart four-year-olds. The teaching is unexceptional. We pay for extra tutoring for our child so we know he's actually learning something.
- Posted by Parent - smith

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 349 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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