Ps 284 Lew Wallace



Ps 284 Lew Wallace Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 284 Lew Wallace Students by Grade
PK 17
K 49
1 57
2 48
3 48
4 67
5 58
6 58
7 78
8 61
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 10

Ps 284 Lew Wallace is a public elementary school located in Brooklyn, NY in the New York City Geographic District #23 School District. It enrolls 551 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 284 Lew Wallace is the 886th largest public school in New York and the 17,005th largest nationally. It has 14.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 551
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.99
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,005th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in New York: 886th out of 2,712
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 1,695th out of 2,708
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 1,082nd out of 2,708

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Ps 284 Lew Wallace Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 295
(54%)
4,987
(53%)
 Female 256
(46%)
4,434
(47%)

Ps 284 Lew Wallace Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 383
(70%)
7,210
(77%)
 Hispanic 158
(29%)
1,935
(21%)
 White 6
(1%)
82
(1%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
88
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
19
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
16
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
71
(1%)

Ps 284 Lew Wallace Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 465
(84%)
7,915
(84%)
 Not Eligible 76
(14%)
1,057
(11%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(2%)
449
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,632 ranked schools in New York, Ps 284 Lew Wallace is ranked 471st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 284 Lew Wallace students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.2%) 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 284 Lew Wallace Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 736
2006 716
2007 673
2008 590
2009 545
2010 568
2011 537
2012 551

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.2
2006 13.5
2007 12.2
2008 12.7
2009 14.1
2010 13.7
2011 13.1
2012 14.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.89809782608696
2006 0.9231843575419
2007 0.8038632986627
2008 0.83728813559322
2009
2010 0.9137323943662
2011 0.91992551210428
2012 0.86206896551724

Compare Ps 284 Lew Wallace to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,284.7% 12.8:1
 
1,490.0% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 86.2%
 

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Public PK - 08 551 14.9:1  
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Public 06 - 08 186 12.4:1 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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