Ps 156 Waverly



Ps 156 Waverly Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 156 Waverly Students by Grade
PK 36
K 110
1 120
2 116
3 144
4 121
5 121
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
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Ps 156 Waverly is a public elementary school located in Brooklyn, NY in the New York City Geographic District #23 School District. It enrolls 770 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 156 Waverly is the 310th largest public school in New York and the 4,966th largest nationally. It has 15.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 770
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 48.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,966th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in New York: 310th out of 2,712
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 2,079th out of 2,708
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 479th out of 2,708

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Ps 156 Waverly Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 419
(54%)
4,987
(53%)
 Female 351
(46%)
4,434
(47%)

Ps 156 Waverly Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 611
(79%)
7,210
(77%)
 Hispanic 144
(19%)
1,935
(21%)
 White 5
(1%)
82
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
71
(1%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
88
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
16
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
19
(0%)

Ps 156 Waverly Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 639
(83%)
7,915
(84%)
 Not Eligible 86
(11%)
1,057
(11%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 45
(6%)
449
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,632 ranked schools in New York, Ps 156 Waverly is ranked 175th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 156 Waverly students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Ps 156 Waverly Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 855
2006 908
2007 904
2008 877
2009 852
2010 833
2011 808
2012 770

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.7
2006 15.8
2007 15.9
2008 14.6
2009 14.9
2010 14.6
2011 16.2
2012 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.91929824561404
2006 0.91409691629956
2007 0.92256637168142
2008 0.87343215507412
2009
2010 0.76710684273709
2011 0.76732673267327
2012 0.88831168831169

Compare Ps 156 Waverly to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,284.7% 12.8:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 88.8%
 

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Public PK - 05 770 15.9:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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