Ps/is 116 William C Hughley

  • Ps/is 116 William C Hughley serves 762 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 17% (which is lower than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 21% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Ps/is 116 William C Hughley's student population of 762 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students762 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ps/is 116 William C Hughley's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ps/is 116 William C Hughley is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#3878 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
5%
9%
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Hispanic
34%
26%
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Black
57%
17%
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White
1%
44%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
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Diversity Score0.560.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #29 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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