District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.

Top Rated Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in New York City Geographic District # 5 based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

District Student Progress

This district has a mixed record of helping students improve over time. Look below to see what percentage of schools in this district are making more, less, or about the same progress as other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


District Calendar


District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.


Reviews From Schools in New York City Geographic District # 5

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Parent / Guardian
November 20, 2023
Arthur Tappan 46 is not in a rich neighborhood, so the best education is not to be expected. From my experience it is a TACTLESS environment. My child complained daily about the profanity and rude... More
Review for Ps 46 Arthur Tappan
Parent / Guardian
October 13, 2023
I'm one of those parents who believe that learning starts at home and that the educators are the supporters and motivator in this systems, So with that being said I never set ’super’ high... More
Review for Ps 125 Ralph Bunche
Parent / Guardian
July 27, 2023
This is a TERRIBLE school. I wouldn't recommend it to any family. They've been through about 3 principals in as many years but the current one is by far the worst! Absolutely incompetent. It seems... More
Review for Ps 133 Fred R Moore
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