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Class W Buildings – Educational Structures

W1 – Public Elementary, Junior or Senior High

Public Elementary, Junior or Senior High

Class W1 comprises public elementary, junior, and senior high schools in NYC. The highest density of buildings in this class can be found in Brooklyn (34%) and Queens (25%). Following are the Bronx (19%), Manhattan (16%), and Staten Island (6%).

The areas with the highest density of schools in the W1 class are East New York (part A) (Brooklyn), Crown Heights North (Brooklyn), Borough Park (Brooklyn), Brownsville (Brooklyn), and Lower East Side (Manhattan).

W2 – Parochial School, Yeshiva

Parochial School, Yeshiva

The buildings in the W2 class are schools that provide religious education next to conventional education, such as parochial schools or yeshivas (Jewish educational institutions). Their number reaches almost 600 in NYC, most of them being found In Brooklyn (50%), Queens (21%), and Manhattan (12%). The Bronx (11%) and Staten Island (6%) come last.

The neighborhood with by far the most educational institutions in the W2 class is Borough Park (Brooklyn), with Midwood (Brooklyn), Williamsburg (Brooklyn), Kew Garden Hills (Queens), Sunset Park (Brooklyn), and Far Rockaway /Bayswater (Queens) next in the list.

W3 – School or Academy

School or Academy

The buildings in the W3 class are schools or academies. The NYC borough with the most facilities in this class is Manhattan (41%). Following this are Brooklyn (28%), the Bronx (15%), Queens (11%) and Staten Island (4%).

The areas with the most schools and academies in the W3 class are Upper East Side / Carnegie Hill (Manhattan), Upper West Side (Manhattan), North Riverdale / Fieldston / Riverdale (the Bronx), and Rugby / Remsen Village (Brooklyn).

W4 – Training School

Training School

The facilities in the W4 class are training schools. There are 78 such schools in NYC, most of them being found in Manhattan (35%), Brooklyn (23%) and Queens (22%). In the last places are the Bronx (18%) and Staten Island (2%).

Bay Ridge (Brooklyn), Midtown / Midtown South (Manhattan), Lincoln Square (Manhattan), and Lincoln Square (Manhattan) are some of the neighborhoods in NYC with a high number of training schools in the W4 class.

W5 – City University

City University

Class W5 comprises all city universities in NYC. Their total number is 64, most of them being concentrated in Manhattan (36%), then Brooklyn (20%), and the Bronx (17%). Staten Island (14%) and Queens (13%) occupy the last places by number of buildings in this class.

The neighborhoods with the highest number of city universities are Todt Hill / Emerson Hill / Heartland Village / Lighthouse Hill (Staten Island), Crown Heights South (Brooklyn), Manhattanville (Manhattan), and Van Cortlandt Village.

W6 – Other College And University

Other College And University

Class W6 comprises colleges and universities other than city universities. For NYC overall, Manhattan hosts most of them (62%), followed by the Bronx (15%) and Brooklyn (13%). The last places are occupied by Queens (8%) and Staten Island (2%).

The areas with the most buildings in the W6 class are, by far, West Village (Manhattan) and Morningside Heights (Manhattan). Other neighborhoods with significant densities of colleges and universities in this class are Clinton Hill (Brooklyn), Washington Heights North (Manhattan), and North Riverdale / Fieldston / Riverdale (the Bronx).

W7 – Theological Seminary

Theological Seminary

The facilities in the W7 class are theological seminaries. NYC has a total number of 32 facilities in this class, more than half of them being found in Manhattan (56%). Following this are Staten Island (16%), Brooklyn (13%), Queens (9%), and the Bronx (6%).

At the neighborhood level, most theological seminaries can be found in Hudson Yards / Chelsea / Flatiron / Union Square (Manhattan), then in Morningside Heights (Manhattan), Todt Hill / Emerson Hill / Heartland Village / Lighthouse Hill (Staten Island), Upper West Side (Manhattan) and Borough Park (Brooklyn).

W8 – Other Private School

Other Private School

The facilities in the W8 class are private schools other than the ones in the W3 class. In NYC, the borough with the greatest density of buildings in this class is Brooklyn (30%), followed by Manhattan (24%) and Queens (24%). Staten Island (18%) comes next, while the Bronx is in last place (4%).

Upper East Side / Carnegie Hill and West Village in Manhattan are the neighborhoods with most private schools in the W8 class. Other areas are Homecrest (Brooklyn), Borough Park (Brooklyn), Upper West Side (Manhattan), and East Elmhurst (Queens).

W9 – Miscellaneous Educational Facility

Miscellaneous Educational Facility

Class W9 comprises miscellaneous school buildings in NYC. Brooklyn (44%) hosts the greatest number of buildings in this class, followed by Queens (18%) and Manhattan (17%). In the last places are the Bronx (15%) and Staten Island (6%).

The neighborhoods with the most school facilities in the W9 class are Crown Heights North (Brooklyn), Flatbush (Brooklyn), Borough Park (Brooklyn), and West Village (Manhattan).

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