School 21

School 21 serves 460 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
School 21 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 30% (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 27% (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 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

School 21's student population of 460 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students460 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

School 21 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 21 is 0.65, 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
#3621 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
7%
9%
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Hispanic
53%
27%
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Black
14%
17%
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White
23%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.650.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
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 21 is Lincoln High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is School 13 (0.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Yonkers School 13 Magnet School
    Math: 27% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 641 students
    0.6 miles
    195 Mclean Ave
    Yonkers, NY 10705
    (914) 376-8335
    0.6 PK-8 641
  • 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 Yonkers Montessori Academy Magnet School
    Math: 58% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 1,388 student
    0.9 miles
    160 Woodlawn Ave
    Yonkers, NY 10704
    (914) 376-8540
    0.9 PK-12 1,388
  • Bronx P.S. 19 Judith K Weiss Math: 57% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 511 students
    1.0 miles
    4318 Katonah Ave
    Bronx, NY 10470
    (718) 324-1924
    1 K-8 511
  • Yonkers Yonkers High School Magnet School
    Math: 96% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,216 student
    1.1 miles
    150 Rockland Ave
    Yonkers, NY 10705
    (914) 376-8191
    1.1 9-12 1,216

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