590 6th Ave
New York, NY 10011
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
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 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 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 Rankings

Sixth Avenue Elementary School ranks 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 33% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students
278 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Sixth Avenue Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1169 out of 4228 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.56
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
1%
5%
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Students: 278 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in NY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.56 (Top 50%)

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