Spruce Street School

  • Spruce Street School serves 539 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75% (which is higher than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 76% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Spruce Street 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Spruce Street School's student population of 539 students has grown by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 31% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students539 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Spruce Street 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Spruce Street School is 0.64, 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 School Rank (16-17)#986 out of 4239 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
16%
9%
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Hispanic
14%
27%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
56%
43%
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Two or more races
10%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Spruce Street School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.640.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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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

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