William Boyce Thompson School

William Boyce Thompson School serves 518 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
William Boyce Thompson School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (which is lower 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 21% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

William Boyce Thompson School's student population of 518 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students518 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

William Boyce Thompson School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 William Boyce Thompson School is 0.57, 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 Testing Rank
#3939 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
9%
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Hispanic
58%
27%
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Black
30%
17%
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White
6%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.570.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameYonkers City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to William Boyce Thompson School is Martin Luther King Junior High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Ziccolella Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hastings On Hudson Martin Luther King Junior High School Special Education School
    Grades: 9-12 | 87 students
    0.5 miles
    1 S Broadway
    Hastings On Hudson, NY 10706
    (914) 478-1106
    0.5 9-12 87
  • Hastings On Hudson Ziccolella Elementary School Special Education School
    Grades: K-11 | 17 students
    0.5 miles
    1 S Broadway
    Hastings On Hudson, NY 10706
    (914) 478-1106
    0.5 K-11 17
  • Hastings On Hudson Ziccolella Middle School Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-9 | 15 students
    0.5 miles
    1 S Broadway
    Hastings On Hudson, NY 10706
    (914) 478-1106
    0.5 6-9 15
  • Yonkers School 22 Magnet School
    Math: 27% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 472 students
    0.6 miles
    1408 Nepperhan Ave
    Yonkers, NY 10703
    (914) 376-8440
    0.6 PK-6 472
  • Yonkers Cross Hill Academy Magnet School
    Math: 18% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 687 students
    0.7 miles
    160 Bolmer Ave
    Yonkers, NY 10703
    (914) 376-8300
    0.7 PK-8 687

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