Sixth Avenue Elementary School

590 6th Ave
New York, NY 10011
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Sixth Avenue Elementary School serves 278 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
Sixth Avenue Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-89% (which is higher 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 70-79% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Sixth Avenue Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Sixth Avenue Elementary School's student population of 278 students has grown by 78% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 100% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students278 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

Sixth Avenue Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Sixth Avenue Elementary School is 0.56, 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
#884 out of 4239 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-89%
52%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-79%
52%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
7%
9%
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Hispanic
13%
27%
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Black
4%
17%
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White
64%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.560.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
1%
5%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District # 2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sixth Avenue Elementary School is Harvest Collegiate High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ballet Tech/nyc Public School For Dance (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Middle School 297 (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • New York Harvest Collegiate High School Math: 40-59% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 494 students
    0.2 miles
    34 W 14th St
    New York, NY 10011
    (212) 242-3384
    0.2 9-12 494
  • New York Middle School 297 Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6 | 193 students
    0.2 miles
    10 E 15th St
    New York, NY 10003
    (917) 678-8367
    0.2 6 193
  • New York Ballet Tech/nyc Public School For Dance Vocational School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 4-8 | 139 students
    0.3 miles
    890 Broadway
    New York, NY 10003
    (212) 254-1803
    0.3 4-8 139
  • New York Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers Alternative School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 391 students
    0.3 miles
    250 W 18th St
    New York, NY 10011
    (212) 691-0934
    0.3 9-12 391
  • New York Manhattan Village Academy Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 455 students
    0.3 miles
    43 W 22nd St
    New York, NY 10010
    (212) 242-8752
    0.3 9-12 455

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