School 17

School 17 serves 449 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
School 17 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 20% (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 16% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

School 17's student population of 449 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students449 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of School 17
Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

School 17 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 17 is 0.59, 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
#4056 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
9%
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Hispanic
60%
27%
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Black
20%
17%
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White
13%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.590.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
51%
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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
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to School 17 is Saunders Trades & Technical High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is School 5 (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Yonkers Saunders Trades & Technical High School Magnet School
    Math: 89% | Reading: 96%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,126 student
    0.6 miles
    183 Palmer Rd
    Yonkers, NY 10701
    (914) 376-8150
    0.6 9-12 1,126
  • Yonkers Lincoln High School Magnet School
    Math: 87% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,148 student
    0.9 miles
    375 Kneeland Ave
    Yonkers, NY 10704
    (914) 376-8400
    0.9 9-12 1,148
  • Yonkers School 5 Magnet School
    Math: 24% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 618 students
    0.9 miles
    118 Lockwood Ave
    Yonkers, NY 10701
    (914) 376-8320
    0.9 PK-8 618
  • Yonkers Paideia School 24 Magnet School
    Math: 29% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 480 students
    1.1 miles
    50 Colin St
    Yonkers, NY 10701
    (914) 376-8640
    1.1 PK-6 480
  • Yonkers School 23 Magnet School
    Math: 14% | Reading: 9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 614 students
    1.1 miles
    56 Van Crtlnd Prk Av
    Yonkers, NY 10701
    (914) 376-8445
    1.1 PK-8 614

School Reviews

  3.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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Some teachers are screaming all the time. Lots of bullying. Principal is invisible.
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Great School, Great Layout, Great Teachers
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