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Ps 179 is a part of the New York City Geographic District # 7 school district in Bronx, New York. As of our last data update the school employs 33.70 full-time teachers. There are 399 students of which 375 receive a free lunch and 8 receive a price-reduced lunch.

Testing data (where available), resources, graphs, county-level educational attainment, and more can be located below. We also appreciate and encourage students, teachers, and family members to submit additional information, reviews, and comments below.

School Address

PS 179
468 EAST 140TH ST
BRONX, NY 10454

Mailing Address

PS 179
468 E 140TH ST
BRONX, NY 10454

General Information

Level: Primary / Elementary School
District: New York City Geographic District # 7
Phone Number: 718-292-2237
School ID: 360008405118
Full-time Teachers: 33.70
Total Students: 399
Eligible for Free Lunch: 375
Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 8

Government Resources

New York Department of Education

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School Notes

This school has a student to teacher ratio of 11.84 students per full-time teacher compared to the New York average of 13.42 students per full-time teacher.

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Students, Teachers, and Free Lunch graphs

Number of Students 1

Full-time Teachers 1

Free Lunch Eligible 1

Legend mark for school points - Ps 179 Values
Legend mark for state points - New York Average Values
Legend mark for national points - National Average Values

*Values of 0 in the graphs above are typically indicative of missing or erroneous data.
The 2011-2012 school year is the most recently available data provided by the federal government for the above topics (total students, FTE teachers, and free lunches). More recent data if often available via the state's Department of Education link located in the 'Government Resources' box above.


Assessment Testing Scores and Results

New York Grade 3-8 ELA and Math Scores
Test TypeTotal TestedMean ScoresLevel 1Level 2Level 3Level 4
Grade 3 ELA 51 288 43% 39% 16% 2%
Grade 4 ELA 52 289 44% 37% 19% 0%
Grade 5 ELA 59 294 42% 39% 17% 2%
Grade 3 Math 51 289 39% 45% 12% 4%
Grade 4 Math 51 295 33% 33% 22% 12%
Grade 5 Math 59 296 42% 34% 19% 5%

*Denotes a value that is not applicable (e.g. too few scores to be statistically significant).
Source: New York ELA and Math Examination 2013-2014 http://schools.nyc.gov/Accountability/resources/testing/default.htm

* Denotes data that was either not reported or not applicable

Previous Assessment Test Results

Test and Grade Level Proficient or better 2010-2011 Proficient or better 2011-2012
Math: All Students25-29%45-49%
Reading and Language Arts: All Students35-39%30-34%
Math: All Female20-24%40-44%
Reading and Language Arts: All Female30-34%30-34%
Math: All Male30-34%45-49%
Reading and Language Arts: All Male35-39%30-34%
Math: 3rd Grade40-49%25-29%
Reading and Language Arts: 3rd Grade50-59%20-24%
Math: 4th Grade20-29%60-69%
Reading and Language Arts: 4th Grade20-29%40-49%
Math: 5th Grade20-29%40-49%
Reading and Language Arts: 5th Grade30-39%30-39%
Notes:
>= means greater than or equal to
<= means less than or equal to
< means less than

Educational Attainment for Bronx County (25 and Older)

Overall Educational Attainment

Male Educational Attainment

Female Educational Attainment

  1. Percent of Group without a HS Diploma
  2. Percent of Group with a HS Diploma or HS Equivalency
  3. Percent of Group with Some College Education (including associate's degrees)
  4. Percent of Group with a Bachelor's Degree or Higher

Income by Educational Attainment for Bronx County (25 and Older)

Overall Income by Educational Attainment

Male Income by Educational Attainment

Female Income by Educational Attainment

  1. Median Income of Group without a HS diploma
  2. Median Income of Group with a HS Diploma or HS Equivalency
  3. Median Income of Group with Some College Education (including associate's degrees)
  4. Median Income of Group with a Bachelor's Degree
  5. Median Income of Group with a Professional Degree

Reviews and Ratings for PS 179

360008405118

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Bronx Success Academy Charter School 1

510 East 141st St Bronx, NY 10454
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International Community High School

345 Brook Ave Bronx, NY 10454
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Ps 30 Wilton

510 East 141st St Bronx, NY 10454
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Ps 49 Willis Avenue

383 East 139th St Bronx, NY 10454
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Closest Public Library Systems:

Edgewater Free Public Library

49 Hudson Avenue Edgewater, NJ 7020
Distance: ~3 miles

Cliffside Park Free Public Library

505 Palisade Avenue Cliffside Park, NJ 7010
Distance: ~4 miles

Fairview Free Public Library

213 Anderson Avenue Fairview, NJ 7022
Distance: ~4 miles

Sources:
1. NCES Common Core of Data 2008-2012 - http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/
Educational Attainment: U.S. Census Bureau, 2009-2013 5-Year American Community Survey