Ps 142 Amalia Castro



Ps 142 Amalia Castro Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 142 Amalia Castro Students by Grade
PK 34
K 61
1 67
2 62
3 65
4 62
5 62
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 2

Ps 142 Amalia Castro is a public elementary school located in New York, NY in the New York City Geographic District # 1 School District. It enrolls 415 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 142 Amalia Castro is the 1,603rd largest public school in New York and the 30,082nd largest nationally. It has 12.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 415
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.01
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 30,082nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in New York: 1,603rd out of 2,712
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 592nd out of 2,708
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 1,272nd out of 2,708

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Ps 142 Amalia Castro Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 216
(52%)
5,112
(52%)
 Female 199
(48%)
4,804
(48%)

Ps 142 Amalia Castro Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 308
(74%)
4,375
(44%)
 Black 59
(14%)
1,632
(16%)
 Asian 30
(7%)
1,928
(19%)
 White 9
(2%)
1,699
(17%)
 American Indian 7
(2%)
89
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
130
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
63
(1%)

Ps 142 Amalia Castro Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 383
(92%)
5,774
(58%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(5%)
647
(7%)
 Not Eligible 12
(3%)
3,495
(35%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,632 ranked schools in New York, Ps 142 Amalia Castro is ranked 648th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 142 Amalia Castro students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.1%) 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 142 Amalia Castro Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 528
2006 441
2007 450
2008 438
2009 416
2010 430
2011 433
2012 415

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.5
2006 10.8
2007 11
2008 11.5
2009 10.8
2010 10.9
2011 12
2012 12.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.62878787878788
2006 0.75283446712018
2007 0.92
2008 0.92694063926941
2009
2010 0.96744186046512
2011 0.94919168591224
2012 0.9710843373494

Compare Ps 142 Amalia Castro to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,220.0% 12.2:1
 
1,284.7% 12.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 97.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Ps 142 Amalia Castro
New York, NY
Public PK - 05 415 12.2:1  
George Jackson Academy
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Private 04 - 08 123 8:1 1 miles
Mesivta Tifereth Jerusalem
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Private KG - 12 154 4:1 1 miles
Cornelia Connelly Center
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Private 05 - 08 77 5:1 1 miles
The Transfiguration Kindergarten School
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Private PK - KG 211 20:1 1 miles
St Joseph School
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Private PK - 08 205 10:1 1 miles
Grace Church School
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Private PK - 08 417 7:1 1 miles
Immaculate Conception School
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Private PK - 08 240 21:1 1 miles
Transfiguration School
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Private KG - 08 375 25:1 1 miles
Manhattan Charter School
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Public KG - 05 260 14.1:1 1 miles
Beth Jacob Parochial School
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Private KG - 08 169 18:1 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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