School 17

  • School 17 serves 545 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • 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 20% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • School 17's student population of 545 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students545 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#4016 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:114:1
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Asian
4%
9%
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Hispanic
55%
26%
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Black
24%
17%
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White
15%
44%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in School 17.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.620.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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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

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Yonkers Saunders Trades & Technical High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1143 students
    0.6 miles
    183 Palmer Rd
    Yonkers, NY 10701
    (914)376-8150
    0.6 9-12 1143
  • Yonkers Lincoln High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1162 students
    0.9 miles
    375 Kneeland Ave
    Yonkers, NY 10704
    (914)376-8400
    0.9 9-12 1162
  • Yonkers School 5
    Grades: PK-8 | 615 students
    0.9 miles
    118 Lockwood Ave
    Yonkers, NY 10701
    (914)376-8320
    0.9 PK-8 615
  • Yonkers Paideia School 24
    Grades: PK-6 | 491 students
    1.1 miles
    50 Colin St
    Yonkers, NY 10701
    (914)376-8640
    1.1 PK-6 491
  • Yonkers School 23
    Grades: PK-8 | 608 students
    1.1 miles
    56 Van Crtlnd Prk Av
    Yonkers, NY 10701
    (914)376-8445
    1.1 PK-8 608

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