PROFICIENCY 53% 10% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
42%New York
48%New York

Michael J Petrides School (the) is a school servicing grades PK to 12 and is located in the district of "NEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #31" in New York, NY. There are a total of 1,323 students and 72 teachers at Michael J Petrides School (the), for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 519 free lunch students and 143 reduced lunch students.

Michael J Petrides School (the) has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 53.0%, which is 10% higher than the New York average.


Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch519
Reduced lunch143


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Michael J Petrides School (the), there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School90-94%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School90-94%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Michael J Petrides School (the) race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew YorkNational
Caucasian n/a n/a 64.4% 51.1%
African American n/a n/a 13.3% 15.9%
Asian n/a n/a 4.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a n/a 15.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a n/a 0.6% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a n/a 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a n/a 2.0% 3.1%

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New York demographics profile

StatisticNew YorkNew YorkNational
Population density (sq mi)28,17335991
Median age35.938.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%52%55%
Speak English51%70%79%
Speak Spanish24%15%13%

Education level achieved in New York

IndexNew YorkNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade79.1%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school77.1%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college56.8%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree42.6%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors36.2%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters14.9%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.5%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.5%1.5%1.3%
Source: The Michael J Petrides School (the) data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.