GREENWICH VILLAGE — P.S. 41 had the highest percentage of fourth grade students pass the state's English Language Arts test of all city schools without a gifted and talented program, according to a DNAinfo ranking of 2015 test results.
Fourth graders' test results on the state ELA and math exams play a significant role in middle school admissions. The DNAinfo map below shows how Village and SoHo-area schools compared to other schools citywide and in District 2.
All five of the top scoring schools on the fourth grade ELA exam were schools with gifted programs, but the sixth was Greenwich Village's own P.S. 41.
P.S. 3 on Hudson Street in the West Village ranked 33rd on ELA test scores among hundreds of schools citywide, and was the 10th best school in District 2 in terms of the percentage of students who passed the ELA test.
The school, known for the artsy families it draws, ranked 76th in math test scores citywide, and didn't place near the top 10 in the district.
P.S. 41 made it into the top 10 in District 2 for math test scores, ranking 12th citywide and fourth in the district. P.S. 130 cracked the top 10 in the district for math scores as well, ranking ninth among District 2 schools and 21st citywide.
The percentage of fourth graders who passed the ELA test in District 2 schools ranged from 21.2 and 92.7 percent, and 32.6 to 94.5 percent for the math exam.
Check out those schools and others on the DNAinfo map below.