Ps/is 224

345 Brook Ave
Bronx, NY 10454
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Ps/is 224 serves 358 students in grades 6-8.
Ps/is 224 placed 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%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 2% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 17% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Ps/is 224's student population of 358 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students358 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Ps/is 224 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Ps/is 224 is 0.41, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#4192 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
2%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
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1%
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Asian
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9%
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Hispanic
72%
27%
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Black
27%
17%
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White
1%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
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3%
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Diversity Score
0.410.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District # 7 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ps/is 224 is International Community High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Academy Of Applied Mathematics And Technology (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bronx Academy Of Applied Mathematics And Technology Math: 38% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 301 students
    0.0 miles
    345 Brook Ave
    Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 292-3883
    0 6-8 301
  • Bronx International Community High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 384 students
    0.0 miles
    345 Brook Ave
    Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 665-4128
    0 9-12 384
  • Bronx P.S. 30 Wilton Math: 18% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 553 students
    0.0 miles
    510 E 141st St
    Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 292-8817
    0 PK-5 553
  • Bronx American Dream Charter School Charter School
    Grades: 6-9 | 342 students
    0.1 miles
    510 E 141st St-4th Fl
    Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 585-3071
    0.1 6-9 342
  • Bronx P.S. 179 Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 329 students
    0.1 miles
    468 E 140th St
    Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 292-2237
    0.1 PK-5 329

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