Ps/ms 29 Melrose School

758 Courtlandt Ave
Bronx, NY 10451
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Ps/ms 29 Melrose School serves 788 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (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 18% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Ps/ms 29 Melrose School 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 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/ms 29 Melrose School's student population of 788 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students788 students
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Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
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School Comparison

Ps/ms 29 Melrose School 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/ms 29 Melrose School is 0.48, 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
#4108 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
66%
27%
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Black
30%
17%
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White
1%
43%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.480.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
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/ms 29 Melrose School is Kipp Academy Charter School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Junior High School 151 Lou Gehrig (0.2 miles away)
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