River East Elementary School

508 E 120th St
New York, NY 10035
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
River East Elementary School serves 189 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
River East Elementary 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower 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 35-39% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

River East Elementary School's student population of 189 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students189 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Rankings

River East Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 River East Elementary School is 0.57, 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
#3509 out of 4228 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
54%
27%
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Black
38%
17%
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White
5%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.570.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District # 4 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to River East Elementary School is Coalition School For Social Change (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is P.S. 206 Jose Celso Barbosa (0.0 miles away)
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