School Details

Ps Ms 280 Mosholu Parkway

3202 Steuben Ave, Bronx, NY 10467
(718) 405-6360
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-8 & ungraded 870 students 14 students/teacher (NY avg is 13)

Test Scores by grade

20%
18%
32%
29%
27%
42%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

In 2011-2012 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles and the science results will be added when they are released in the Fall of 2013. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.
  • This school in 2014
  • New York City Geographic District #10 average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

23%
19%
33%
41%
28%
43%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

In 2011-2012 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles and the science results will be added when they are released in the Fall of 2013. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.
  • This school in 2014
  • New York City Geographic District #10 average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

25%
18%
30%
31%
24%
40%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

In 2011-2012 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles and the science results will be added when they are released in the Fall of 2013. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.
  • This school in 2014
  • New York City Geographic District #10 average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

28%
14%
29%
26%
21%
38%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

In 2011-2012 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles and the science results will be added when they are released in the Fall of 2013. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.
  • This school in 2014
  • New York City Geographic District #10 average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

25%
15%
29%
24%
17%
33%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

In 2011-2012 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles and the science results will be added when they are released in the Fall of 2013. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.
  • This school in 2014
  • New York City Geographic District #10 average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

22%
17%
36%
27%
15%
22%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

In 2011-2012 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles and the science results will be added when they are released in the Fall of 2013. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.
  • This school in 2014
  • New York City Geographic District #10 average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Ps Ms 280 Mosholu Parkway is a public middle school in New York. The principal of Ps Ms 280 Mosholu Parkway is MR. JAMES WEEKS, whose e-mail is jweeks3@schools.nyc.gov. 870 students go to Ps Ms 280 Mosholu Parkway and identify mostly as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 17% of the Ps Ms 280 Mosholu Parkway students have "limited English proficiency." 94% of the 870 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Ps Ms 280 Mosholu Parkway is 14:1. Jhs 80 The Mosholu Parkway is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Computer arts
  • Dance

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • P.E. classes
  • Swimming

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 70% 66%
White, non-Hispanic 6% 6%
Asian/Pacific Islander 12% 7%
Black, non-Hispanic 11% 21%
Asian 11% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.4%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 94% 82%
Limited English proficiency 17% 22%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    My son is in kindegarten rt now & he loves it as well as my husband & I !!!! Very highly recommend to all =)

  • (5 years ago)

    I have both my kids attend this school. It has been a great experience for them and myself as well. Great staff and organization.

  • (7 years ago)

    My daughter has attended this school since she was in kindergarten and is now in the third grade. The teachers are very caring the P.T.A. is very helpful and its just a great environment overall.

  • (8 years ago)

    This school is a great academic school. My child went here for three years and the education she recieved was great. There are not many public schools in the Bronx but i think this is the top of them all.

  • (9 years ago)

    the school is a beautiful enviroment for kids to learn . the teachers make sure there students get the help need . the school has sports like a boys and girls basketball team. i think the school is a school every parent should send their child to.

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