School 16

  • School 16 serves 693 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 26% (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 30% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

Top Placements

School 16 places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

  • School 16's student population of 693 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 46% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students693 students
This chart display total students of School 16 by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of School 16
Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of School 16 by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of School 16 by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#3444 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of School 16 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of School 16 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of School 16 and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
6%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in School 16 and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
59%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in School 16 and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
25%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in School 16 and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
10%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in School 16 and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in School 16.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.580.39
This chart display the diversity score of School 16 and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in School 16 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in School 16 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameYONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Yonkers Cross Hill Academy
    Grades: PK-8 | 683 students
    0.5 miles
    160 Bolmer Ave
    Yonkers, NY 10703
    (914)376-8300
    0.5 PK-8 683
  • Yonkers Museum School 25
    Grades: PK-6 | 356 students
    0.5 miles
    579 Warburton Ave
    Yonkers, NY 10701
    (914)376-8450
    0.5 PK-6 356
  • Yonkers Riverside High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 995 students
    0.5 miles
    565 Warburton Ave
    Yonkers, NY 10701
    (914)376-8425
    0.5 9-12 995
  • Yonkers Greenburgh Academy Special Education School
    Grades: 5-12 | 143 students
    0.6 miles
    108 Shonnard Pl
    Yonkers, NY 10701
    (914)476-1938
    0.6 5-12 143
  • Yonkers Gorton High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1030 students
    0.7 miles
    100 Shonnard Pl
    Yonkers, NY 10703
    (914)376-8350
    0.7 9-12 1030

School Reviews

Review School 16. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Learn how you can help improve your child's food options in public school cafeterias.
Being a parent is never easy, but some children are more challenging than others. If you're concerned that your child's behavioral issues might be more than just temporary, consider whether an alternative school might be the next move.
All students deserve to have an equal chance at academic success but not every student learns in the same way. Alternative schools provide students with unique challenges or abilities an opportunity to succeed in a different educational setting. Keep reading to learn more about alternative schools and their impact on college admissions.