Ps 249 the Caton



Ps 249 the Caton Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 249 the Caton Students by Grade
PK 35
K 175
1 222
2 175
3 134
4 90
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 1

Ps 249 the Caton is a public elementary school located in Brooklyn, NY in the New York City Geographic District #17 School District. It enrolls 832 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 249 the Caton is the 235th largest public school in New York and the 3,342nd largest nationally. It has 17.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 832
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 47
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,342nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in New York: 235th out of 2,712
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 2,485th out of 2,708
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 528th out of 2,708

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Ps 249 the Caton Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 420
(50%)
9,599
(51%)
 Female 412
(50%)
9,308
(49%)

Ps 249 the Caton Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 416
(50%)
2,637
(14%)
 Black 345
(41%)
15,336
(81%)
 Asian 41
(5%)
262
(1%)
 White 22
(3%)
315
(2%)
 Two or More 4
(0%)
69
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
85
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
203
(1%)

Ps 249 the Caton Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 616
(74%)
15,071
(80%)
 Not Eligible 172
(21%)
2,627
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 44
(5%)
1,209
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,632 ranked schools in New York, Ps 249 the Caton is ranked 194th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 249 the Caton students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.3%) is 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 249 the Caton Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 810
2006 742
2007 745
2008 729
2009 727
2010 750
2011 793
2012 832

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 12.8
2007 14.3
2008 13
2009 15.1
2010 16.3
2011 16.9
2012 17.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.96666666666667
2006 0.95687331536388
2007 0.78389261744966
2008 0.78326474622771
2009
2010 0.78266666666667
2011 0.78814627994956
2012 0.79326923076923

Compare Ps 249 the Caton to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,284.7% 12.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,770.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 79.3%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Ps 249 the Caton
Brooklyn, NY
Public PK - 04 832 17.7:1  
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Private PK - 08 439 6:1 1 miles
Cycle Educational Center
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Private PK - 01 92 2:1 1 miles
Cortelyou Early Childhood Center
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Private PK - 05 249 15:1 1 miles
Immaculate Heart of Mary
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Private PK - 08 208 9:1 1 miles
St Gregory the Great School
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Private PK - 08 232 20:1 1 miles
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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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