New York
Public School Ratings



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New York Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Overview

Public Schools Overview New York School Districts by City
Number Of Students 3,710,428
Number Of New York Schools 4,796
Number Of New York School Districts 1,048
Spending Per Student $26,450

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 50.3206001390316
4th Grade 46.8789193665509
5th Grade 36.4877906275722
6th Grade 49.0004968370375
7th Grade 39.8411816953859
8th Grade 46.6137835231759
10th Grade 78.9062352647114

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 53.2285000044585
4th Grade 47.7480169669617
5th Grade 44.0632475073719
6th Grade 44.5560860299113
7th Grade 41.6676738438063
8th Grade 27.1185382351
10th Grade 65.1715134988352

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 45.1% 50.6%
Black 17.7% 16.0%
Hispanic 26.9% 26.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 9.3% 5.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.9% 1.5%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 38.2% 48.4%
English Language Learners 6.4% 9.3%
Students With Disabilities 13.6% 13.3%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 17.74
AVG FOR NATION 16.50

New York Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 19,542,209 327,167,434
Population Density (per sq. mile) 412 91
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 5.9% 6.2%
5-19 Years Old 18.0% 19.4%
20-44 Years Old 34.2% 33.4%
45-64 Years Old 26.7% 26.1%
65 Or Older 15.2% 14.9%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 7,189,693 117,952,415
Single Parent Households With Children 10.8% 10.9%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 86.1% 87.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 35.3% 30.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 16.1% 12.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.0% 14.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.9% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.9% 17.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 15.5% 17.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 13.4% 14.5%
$15,000 or less 12.4% 11.5%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $15,970 $59,254,908,392 60.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $510 $1,891,198,689 1.9%
Staff $414 $1,534,327,757 1.6%
General Administration $269 $996,880,601 1.0%
School Administration $715 $2,653,908,303 2.7%
Operation $1,883 $6,987,299,924 7.1%
Transportation $1,211 $4,493,914,443 4.6%
Other $586 $2,174,575,231 2.2%
Total Support $5,588 $20,732,154,849 21.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,893 $18,154,010,675 18.5%
Total Expenditures $26,450 $98,141,082,849 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%