School 16

School 16 serves 696 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
School 16 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 23% (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 24% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

School 16's student population of 696 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students696 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of School 16
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

School 16 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 School 16 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
#3856 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
7%
9%
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Hispanic
61%
27%
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Black
22%
17%
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White
10%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.570.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameYonkers City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to School 16 is Riverside High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Cross Hill Academy (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Yonkers Cross Hill Academy Magnet School
    Math: 18% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 687 students
    0.5 miles
    160 Bolmer Ave
    Yonkers, NY 10703
    (914) 376-8300
    0.5 PK-8 687
  • Yonkers Museum School 25 Magnet School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 303 students
    0.5 miles
    579 Warburton Ave
    Yonkers, NY 10701
    (914) 376-8450
    0.5 PK-6 303
  • Yonkers Riverside High School Magnet School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 951 students
    0.5 miles
    565 Warburton Ave
    Yonkers, NY 10701
    (914) 376-8425
    0.5 9-12 951
  • Yonkers Yonkers Early Childhood Academy Magnet School
    Grades: PK-1 | 115 students
    0.5 miles
    160 Bolmer Ave
    Yonkers, NY 10703
    (914) 376-8500
    0.5 PK-1 115
  • Yonkers Greenburgh Academy Special Education School
    Grades: 3-12 | 132 students
    0.6 miles
    108 Shonnard Pl
    Yonkers, NY 10701
    (914) 476-1938
    0.6 3-12 132

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