Ps 279 Capt Manuel Rivera Jr

7/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
14
Grades
K-8
Students
1,081
Type
Public
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Academics
3/10
Test scores
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Math
20%
State avg 39%
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English
18%
State avg 37%
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Biology I
93%
State avg 78%
10/10
Student progress

Good news!

Students at this school are making far more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to other students in the state.

High student progress (also known as student growth) means different things, depending on the school's test scores.

High progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but the school is doing a great job at supporting their academic growth compared to most other schools.

High progress with high test scores means... students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing an excellent job at supporting academic growth compared to most other schools.

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Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school's success.

Equity
Environment
Students
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Hispanic
Black
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander
American Indian/Alaska Native
White
Two or more races
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
14 :1
State avg: 13 :1
Students per counselor
350 :1
State avg: 385 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
17%
State avg: 8%
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14 Reviews
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3 1
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Neighborhood
2100 Walton Avenue
Bronx, NY 10453
PRINCIPAL - MS. JEAN DALTON ENCKE - School leader
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Last modified: May 17, 2017
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