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New York City Geographic District # 3

GreatSchools Rating: 6 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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501 West 165th St
New York, NY 10032
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PH: (212) 678-5857

  • Grades PK-12 & ungraded
  • 22,611 students
  • 48 schools

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 New York State Assessments

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

English Language Arts
 49% (2013)
 62% (2012)
 61% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

Math
 53% (2013)
 67% (2012)
 65% (2011)
The state average for Math was 34% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Science
 93% (2013)
 85% (2011)
The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 45% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 59% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 30% in 2013.

Math
 53% (2013)
 74% (2012)
 69% (2011)
The state average for Math was 36% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 5

English Language Arts
 42% (2013)
 58% (2012)
 58% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

Math
 40% (2013)
 67% (2012)
 66% (2011)
The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 6

English Language Arts
 35% (2013)
 59% (2012)
 60% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 30% in 2013.

Math
 39% (2013)
 69% (2012)
 69% (2011)
The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 7

English Language Arts
 40% (2013)
 56% (2012)
 52% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

Math
 36% (2013)
 70% (2012)
 66% (2011)
The state average for Math was 27% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Science
 60% (2013)
 48% (2011)
The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 39% (2013)
 52% (2012)
 47% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 33% in 2013.

Math
 36% (2013)
 60% (2012)
 62% (2011)
The state average for Math was 27% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2010-2011 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science.
  • The results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles.
  • The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York.
  • The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

Testing in New York: An Overview

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 New York State Assessments by Subgroup

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students49%
Female51%
Male47%
African American23%
Asian/Pacific Islander85%
Hispanic24%
Multiracial83%
Native Americann/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged19%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilities20%
General population54%
English language learners8%
Proficient in English52%
Non-migrant49%

MathThis District
All Students53%
Female52%
Male53%
African American25%
Asian/Pacific Islander87%
Hispanic30%
Multiracial91%
Native Americann/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged24%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities24%
General population57%
English language learners24%
Proficient in English55%
Non-migrant53%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ScienceThis District
All Students93%
Female94%
Male92%
African American85%
Asian/Pacific Islander97%
Hispanic89%
Multiracial100%
Native American100%
White99%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Not economically disadvantaged99%
Students with disabilities84%
General population94%
English language learners66%
Proficient in English94%
Non-migrant93%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students45%
Female49%
Male40%
African American20%
Asian/Pacific Islander77%
Hispanic22%
Multiracial63%
Native American75%
White74%
Economically disadvantaged19%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities18%
General population49%
English language learners0%
Proficient in English48%
Non-migrant45%

MathThis District
All Students53%
Female53%
Male51%
African American22%
Asian/Pacific Islander86%
Hispanic31%
Multiracial63%
Native American75%
White84%
Economically disadvantaged24%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilities21%
General population58%
English language learners11%
Proficient in English55%
Non-migrant53%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 5
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students42%
Female46%
Male37%
African American18%
Asian/Pacific Islander77%
Hispanic21%
Multiracial75%
Native Americann/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged17%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities15%
General population47%
English language learners3%
Proficient in English44%
Non-migrant42%

MathThis District
All Students40%
Female42%
Male40%
African American16%
Asian/Pacific Islander78%
Hispanic19%
Multiracial67%
Native Americann/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged16%
Not economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disabilities18%
General population45%
English language learners7%
Proficient in English44%
Non-migrant40%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 6
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students35%
Female39%
Male32%
African American15%
Asian/Pacific Islander63%
Hispanic16%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged13%
Not economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disabilities6%
General population41%
English language learners1%
Proficient in English38%
Non-migrant35%

MathThis District
All Students39%
Female40%
Male39%
African American18%
Asian/Pacific Islander68%
Hispanic23%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged19%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disabilities8%
General population46%
English language learners10%
Proficient in English41%
Non-migrant39%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 7
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students40%
Female42%
Male38%
African American19%
Asian/Pacific Islander81%
Hispanic23%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities11%
General population45%
English language learners3%
Proficient in English43%
Non-migrant40%

MathThis District
All Students36%
Female34%
Male39%
African American12%
Asian/Pacific Islander75%
Hispanic21%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged14%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities9%
General population41%
English language learners4%
Proficient in English39%
Non-migrant36%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ScienceThis District
All Students60%
Female60%
Male60%
African American51%
Asian/Pacific Islander90%
Hispanic54%
Multiracial50%
Native Americann/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities25%
General population66%
English language learners12%
Proficient in English64%
Non-migrant60%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students39%
Female43%
Male37%
African American18%
Asian/Pacific Islander74%
Hispanic23%
Multiracial44%
Native Americann/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities11%
General population44%
English language learners2%
Proficient in English42%
Non-migrant39%

MathThis District
All Students36%
Female35%
Male36%
African American15%
Asian/Pacific Islander84%
Hispanic19%
Multiracial40%
Native Americann/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged17%
Not economically disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilities6%
General population40%
English language learners2%
Proficient in English38%
Non-migrant36%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2010-2011 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science.
  • The results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles.
  • The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York.
  • The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

Testing in New York: An Overview

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 New York State Regents Exams

 
Scale: % passing

Algebra II/Trigonometry
 68% (2013)
 68% (2012)
 70% (2011)
 66% (2010)
The state average for Algebra II/Trigonometry was 66% in 2013.

Mathematics A
 64% (2009)
 68% (2008)
 74% (2007)
The state average for Mathematics A was 61% in 2009.

Mathematics B
 77% (2010)
 67% (2009)
 71% (2008)
 61% (2007)
The state average for Mathematics B was 61% in 2010.

English
 73% (2013)
 80% (2012)
 77% (2011)
 73% (2010)
 74% (2009)
 72% (2008)
 69% (2007)
The state average for English was 77% in 2013.

Living Environment
 68% (2013)
 73% (2012)
 77% (2011)
 72% (2010)
 67% (2009)
 61% (2008)
 63% (2007)
The state average for Living Environment was 77% in 2013.

Physics
 71% (2013)
 72% (2012)
 66% (2011)
 63% (2010)
 69% (2009)
 71% (2008)
 71% (2007)
The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

Chemistry
 72% (2013)
 78% (2012)
 80% (2011)
 72% (2010)
 78% (2009)
 70% (2008)
 66% (2007)
The state average for Chemistry was 76% in 2013.

Earth Science
 68% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 57% (2011)
 60% (2010)
 55% (2009)
 51% (2008)
 62% (2007)
The state average for Earth Science was 72% in 2013.

Integrated Algebra
 64% (2013)
 64% (2012)
 64% (2011)
 66% (2010)
 57% (2009)
 54% (2008)
The state average for Integrated Algebra was 73% in 2013.

Global History and Geography
 65% (2013)
 67% (2012)
 59% (2011)
 59% (2010)
 56% (2009)
 50% (2008)
The state average for Global History and Geography was 71% in 2013.

U.S. History and Government
 67% (2013)
 68% (2012)
 66% (2011)
 77% (2010)
 68% (2009)
 66% (2008)
The state average for U.S. History and Government was 80% in 2013.

French
 98% (2011)
The state average for French was 95% in 2011.

Italian
 98% (2011)
The state average for Italian was 98% in 2011.

Spanish
 95% (2011)
The state average for Spanish was 94% in 2011.

Geometry
 68% (2013)
 73% (2012)
 77% (2011)
 71% (2010)
The state average for Geometry was 74% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

 
About the Tests

  • In 2010-2011 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in english language arts, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics and several foreign languages.
  • The results for english language arts, math, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics, global history and geography, US history and government, french, italian, and spanish are displayed in GreatSchools profiles.
  • Students must take at least five Regents Exams in order to graduate.
  • Scores of 65 and above are passing; scores of 55 and above earn credit toward a local diploma (with the approval of the local board of education).
  • The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

Testing in New York: An Overview

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 New York State Regents Exams by Subgroup

 
Scale: % passing


Algebra II/TrigonometryThis District
All Students68%
Female72%
Male59%
African American45%
Asian/Pacific Islander82%
Hispanic54%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
General population69%
English language learners0%
Proficient in English69%
Non-migrant68%

EnglishThis District
All Students73%
Female80%
Male65%
African American59%
Asian/Pacific Islander93%
Hispanic62%
Multiracial93%
Native American83%
White96%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilities33%
General population79%
English language learners22%
Proficient in English77%
Non-migrant73%

Living EnvironmentThis District
All Students68%
Female71%
Male63%
African American52%
Asian/Pacific Islander93%
Hispanic58%
Multiracial97%
Native American82%
White96%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilities37%
General population74%
English language learners19%
Proficient in English73%
Non-migrant68%

PhysicsThis District
All Students71%
Female72%
Male69%
African American48%
Asian/Pacific Islander81%
Hispanic55%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Proficient in English71%
Non-migrant71%

ChemistryThis District
All Students72%
Female74%
Male67%
African American54%
Asian/Pacific Islander86%
Hispanic54%
Multiracial87%
Native Americann/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilities37%
General population73%
English language learners14%
Proficient in English73%
Non-migrant72%

Earth ScienceThis District
All Students68%
Female67%
Male69%
African American49%
Asian/Pacific Islander88%
Hispanic56%
Multiracial92%
Native Americann/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilities37%
General population72%
English language learners17%
Proficient in English70%
Non-migrant68%

Integrated AlgebraThis District
All Students64%
Female66%
Male63%
African American52%
Asian/Pacific Islander91%
Hispanic57%
Multiracial94%
Native American53%
White93%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilities34%
General population71%
English language learners28%
Proficient in English68%
Non-migrant64%

Global History and GeographyThis District
All Students65%
Female69%
Male57%
African American49%
Asian/Pacific Islander87%
Hispanic55%
Multiracial100%
Native American61%
White95%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilities31%
General population70%
English language learners29%
Proficient in English67%
Non-migrant65%

U.S. History and GovernmentThis District
All Students67%
Female71%
Male61%
African American52%
Asian/Pacific Islander91%
Hispanic57%
Multiracial90%
Native American60%
White96%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities36%
General population71%
English language learners23%
Proficient in English70%
Non-migrant67%

GeometryThis District
All Students68%
Female72%
Male61%
African American47%
Asian/Pacific Islander92%
Hispanic56%
Multiracial88%
Native Americann/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilities39%
General population70%
English language learners22%
Proficient in English70%
Non-migrant68%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

 
About the Tests

  • In 2010-2011 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in english language arts, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics and several foreign languages.
  • The results for english language arts, math, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics, global history and geography, US history and government, french, italian, and spanish are displayed in GreatSchools profiles.
  • Students must take at least five Regents Exams in order to graduate.
  • Scores of 65 and above are passing; scores of 55 and above earn credit toward a local diploma (with the approval of the local board of education).
  • The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

Testing in New York: An Overview

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