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

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 52.362128281988
4th Grade 47.9399413826479
5th Grade 37.8167555181691
6th Grade 47.434829770506
7th Grade 39.8487307457544
8th Grade 47.3877507233609
10th Grade 84.0806602926515

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 54.7383747566255
4th Grade 50.8413934350229
5th Grade 46.5388786657744
6th Grade 47.5668994459253
7th Grade 44.2065170466999
8th Grade 31.1149689338914
10th Grade 67.2452328928141

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)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 12.73
AVG FOR NATION 16.03

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% 6.1%
5-19 Years Old 17.8% 19.3%
20-44 Years Old 34.0% 33.3%
45-64 Years Old 26.7% 26.0%
65 Or Older 15.6% 15.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 7,316,537 117,952,415
Single Parent Households With Children 10.6% 10.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 86.5% 87.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 35.9% 31.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 17.3% 13.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.4% 14.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.9% 12.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.6% 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 15.0% 17.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 12.9% 13.9%
$15,000 or less 11.9% 10.9%

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%