Sunset Park Prep

  • Sunset Park Prep serves 506 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 42% (which is lower 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 35% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Sunset Park Prep's student population of 506 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students506 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sunset Park Prep's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sunset Park Prep is 0.40, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#2440 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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Asian
21%
9%
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Hispanic
75%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
4%
44%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sunset Park Prep.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.400.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sunset Park Prep and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic #15 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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