Ps 8 Shirlee Solomon

112 Lindenwood Rd
Staten Island, NY 10308
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 540 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Ps 8 Shirlee Solomon ranks in the top 10% 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 84% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% 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: 540 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • : Top 10% in NY
  • : 84% (Top 20%)
  • : 85% (Top 10%)
  • : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ps 8 Shirlee Solomon ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Ps 8 Shirlee Solomon's student population of 540 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
540 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Ps 8 Shirlee Solomon ranks within the top 10% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ps 8 Shirlee Solomon is 0.57, 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)
#364 out of 4377 schools
(Top 10%)
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84%
46%
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85%
49%
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≥95%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
21%
10%
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Hispanic
14%
29%
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Black
2%
16%
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White
61%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.57
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ps 8 Shirlee Solomon's ranking?
Ps 8 Shirlee Solomon is ranked #364 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Ps 8 Shirlee Solomon often compared to?
Ps 8 Shirlee Solomonis often viewed alongside schools like Ps 32 Gifford School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
84% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 85% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Ps 8 Shirlee Solomon?
540 students attend Ps 8 Shirlee Solomon.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
61% of Ps 8 Shirlee Solomon students are White, 21% of students are Asian, 14% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ps 8 Shirlee Solomon?
Ps 8 Shirlee Solomon has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ps 8 Shirlee Solomon offer ?
Ps 8 Shirlee Solomon offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ps 8 Shirlee Solomon part of?
In what neighborhood is Ps 8 Shirlee Solomon located?
Ps 8 Shirlee Solomon is located in the Great Kills neighborhood of Staten Island, NY. There are 3 other public schools located in Great Kills.

School Reviews

5   2/21/2019
I love the school and the teachers are so nice and I like artAnd science
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Patrick m
5   9/12/2012
I love this school The staff is made up of very nice smart and wise people they made my son feel at home when he started there thank you to all the staff for treating my son with respect and caring hands
- Posted by Parent - cas05

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 540 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 84% (Top 20%)
  • : 85% (Top 10%)
  • : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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