New York
Public School Ratings






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 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Overview

Public Schools Overview New York School Districts by City
Number Of Students 2,700,571
Number Of New York Schools 4,796
Number Of New York School Districts 1,061
Spending Per Student $14,851

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

100 80 60 40 20 0
52%
48%
38%
47%
40%
47%
84%
    3rd Grade
    4th Grade
    5th Grade
    6th Grade
    7th Grade
    8th Grade
    10th Grade
Reading Proficiency

Math Test

80 60 40 20 0
55%
51%
47%
48%
44%
31%
67%
    3rd Grade
    4th Grade
    5th Grade
    6th Grade
    7th Grade
    8th Grade
    10th Grade
Math Proficiency

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 44.0% 49.7%
Black 17.3% 15.9%
Hispanic 27.9% 27.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 9.7% 5.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.0% 1.5%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 53.4% 47.6%
English Language Learners 8.8% 9.7%
Students With Disabilities 19.6% 14.3%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
12.7
16.0
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION

New York Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 19,453,561 328,239,523
Population Density (per sq. mile) 410 92
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 5.9% 6.1%
5-19 Years Old 17.7% 19.2%
20-44 Years Old 33.8% 33.3%
45-64 Years Old 26.5% 25.8%
65 Or Older 16.1% 15.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 7,343,234 118,338,931
Single Parent Households With Children 10.4% 10.5%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 86.8% 88.0%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 36.6% 32.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 18.8% 14.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.7% 15.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.0% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.2% 17.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 14.6% 16.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 12.4% 13.2%
$15,000 or less 11.4% 10.3%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,565 $23,130,768,419 57.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $617 $1,667,305,640 4.2%
Staff $511 $1,380,892,424 3.4%
General Administration $315 $849,713,552 2.1%
School Administration $593 $1,601,010,298 4.0%
Operation $1,022 $2,759,510,008 6.9%
Transportation $819 $2,212,954,110 5.5%
Other $371 $1,001,621,336 2.5%
Total Support $4,248 $11,473,049,755 28.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,038 $5,503,281,991 13.7%
Total Expenditures $14,851 $40,107,079,029 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%