276 W 151st St
New York, NY 10027
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Thurgood Marshall Academy Lower School serves 222 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Thurgood Marshall Academy Lower School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (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 55-59% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Thurgood Marshall Academy Lower School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Thurgood Marshall Academy Lower School's student population of 222 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
222 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Thurgood Marshall Academy Lower School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Thurgood Marshall Academy Lower School is 0.36, 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
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State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1873 out of 4228 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
18%
27%
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Black
78%
17%
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White
1%
43%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 222 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in NY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.36 (Btm 50%)

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