Special Music School

129 W 67th St
New York, NY 10023
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Special Music School serves 313 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥95% (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 ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Special Music School placed in the top 5% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

Special Music School's student population of 313 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students313 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Special Music School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Special Music School is 0.74, which is more 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
#117 out of 4239 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
14%
9%
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Hispanic
15%
27%
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Black
12%
17%
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White
44%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
14%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.740.71
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
82%
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District # 3 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Special Music School is High School For Law Advocacy And Community Justice (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Riverside School For Makers And Artists (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 199 Jessie Isador Straus (0.2 miles away)
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