New York
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New York Public Schools

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Overview

Public Schools Overview New York School Districts by City
Number Of Students 3,708,177
Number Of New York Schools 4,798
Number Of New York School Districts 1,034
Spending Per Student $16,892

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 43.053126374325
4th Grade 41.3040602376008
5th Grade 35.7771170786575
6th Grade 32.6911554222453
7th Grade 41.8654136923962
8th Grade 45.1106185638913
10th Grade 63.6714952099816

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 48.2753304144632
4th Grade 43.4171044329694
5th Grade 43.8249129712679
6th Grade 40.7179529758937
7th Grade 38.3179947267744
8th Grade 18.9084000256279
10th Grade 22.1522122246624

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 45.6% 51.5%
Black 18.0% 16.2%
Hispanic 26.5% 26.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 9.3% 5.2%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.7% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 35.4% 47.6%
English Language Learners 5.8% 9.2%
Students With Disabilities 13.4% 12.9%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 18.01
AVG FOR NATION 16.54

New York Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 19,745,289 323,127,513
Population Density (per sq. mile) 417 90
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 5.9% 6.2%
5-19 Years Old 18.3% 19.6%
20-44 Years Old 34.3% 33.5%
45-64 Years Old 26.8% 26.2%
65 Or Older 14.7% 14.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 7,266,187 116,495,918
Single Parent Households With Children 11.1% 11.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 85.9% 86.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 34.7% 30.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 14.8% 11.2%
$100,000 - $149,000 14.6% 13.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.9% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.2% 17.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 15.8% 18.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 13.8% 15.1%
$15,000 or less 12.8% 12.1%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,104 $37,469,118,820 59.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $452 $1,677,384,223 2.7%
Staff $360 $1,335,155,589 2.1%
General Administration $243 $899,832,255 1.4%
School Administration $543 $2,014,071,833 3.2%
Operation $1,273 $4,720,010,218 7.5%
Transportation $873 $3,238,888,222 5.2%
Other $412 $1,527,682,030 2.4%
Total Support $4,156 $15,412,058,642 24.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,632 $9,758,952,811 15.6%
Total Expenditures $16,892 $62,639,015,315 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%