School 29

School 29 serves 638 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
School 29 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 36% (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 36% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

School 29's student population of 638 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students638 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

School 29 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 29 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
#3232 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
7%
9%
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Hispanic
50%
27%
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Black
28%
17%
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White
14%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.650.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
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 29 is Eastchester Senior High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Robert C Dodson School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Yonkers Robert C Dodson School Magnet School
    Math: 17% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 886 students
    0.6 miles
    105 Avondale Rd
    Yonkers, NY 10710
    (914) 376-8159
    0.6 PK-8 886
  • Scarsdale Casimir Pulaski School Magnet School
    Math: 50% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 592 students
    0.7 miles
    150 Kings Cross
    Scarsdale, NY 10583
    (914) 376-8575
    0.7 PK-8 592
  • Yonkers Family School 32 Magnet School
    Math: 25% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 588 students
    1.1 miles
    1 Montclair Pl
    Yonkers, NY 10710
    (914) 376-8595
    1.1 PK-8 588
  • Yonkers Kahlil Gibran School Magnet School
    Math: 45% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 550 students
    1.2 miles
    18 Rosedale Rd
    Yonkers, NY 10710
    (914) 376-8580
    1.2 PK-8 550
  • Tuckahoe Paideia School 15 Magnet School
    Math: 43% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 583 students
    1.2 miles
    175 Westchester Ave
    Tuckahoe, NY 10707
    (914) 376-8645
    1.2 PK-8 583

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