240 E 109th St
New York, NY 10029
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Tag Young Scholars serves 576 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Tag Young Scholars placed in the top 10% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 93% (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 95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Tag Young Scholars ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Tag Young Scholars's student population of 576 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
576 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Tag Young Scholars is ranked within the top 10% 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 Tag Young Scholars is 0.78, 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 Data
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State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#389 out of 4228 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
93%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
95%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
13:1
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American Indian
5%
1%
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Asian
37%
9%
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Hispanic
17%
27%
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Black
18%
17%
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White
16%
43%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.78
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
This school teaches those kids that are academically advanced and gifted. Music, sports and advanced math are some of their subjects to mention some. I love how my son is always ahead of the game in comparison with other students from different schools.
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5  
I am a student at this school and I am moving up to 6th grade (it is the summer now) and I love this school. I was in this school since I was in kindergarten and now i am almost about to enter middle school, they have taught a lot to me. Well Done!
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 576 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in NY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 93% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 95% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.78 (Top 1%)

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