Ps 42 Benjamin Altman



Ps 42 Benjamin Altman Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 42 Benjamin Altman Students by Grade
PK 36
K 153
1 132
2 144
3 121
4 126
5 115
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ps 42 Benjamin Altman is a public elementary school located in New York, NY in the New York City Geographic District # 2 School District. It enrolls 827 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 42 Benjamin Altman is the 240th largest public school in New York and the 3,449th largest nationally. It has 14.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 827
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 56
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,449th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in New York: 240th out of 2,712
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 1,644th out of 2,708
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 281st out of 2,708

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Ps 42 Benjamin Altman Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 432
(52%)
13,670
(51%)
 Female 395
(48%)
13,302
(49%)

Ps 42 Benjamin Altman Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 780
(94%)
8,052
(30%)
 Hispanic 27
(3%)
5,109
(19%)
 White 12
(1%)
10,339
(38%)
 Black 8
(1%)
2,378
(9%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
228
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
757
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
109
(0%)

Ps 42 Benjamin Altman Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 689
(83%)
9,643
(36%)
 Not Eligible 90
(11%)
15,739
(58%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 48
(6%)
1,590
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,632 ranked schools in New York, Ps 42 Benjamin Altman is ranked 144th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 42 Benjamin Altman students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.1%) 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 42 Benjamin Altman Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 708
2006 710
2007 736
2008 747
2009 798
2010 810
2011 807
2012 827

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 14.2
2007 14.3
2008 13.6
2009 15.3
2010 15.1
2011 15.2
2012 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.93785310734463
2006 0.89014084507042
2007 0.89402173913043
2008 0.89424364123159
2009
2010 0.89753086419753
2011 0.89838909541512
2012 0.89117291414752

Compare Ps 42 Benjamin Altman to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,284.7% 12.8:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 89.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Ps 42 Benjamin Altman
New York, NY
Public PK - 05 827 14.8:1  
Transfiguration School
New York, NY
Private KG - 08 375 25:1 1 miles
Beth Jacob Parochial School
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Private KG - 08 169 18:1 1 miles
The Transfiguration Kindergarten School
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Private PK - KG 211 20:1 1 miles
St Joseph School
New York, NY
Private PK - 08 205 10:1 1 miles
Cornelia Connelly Center
New York, NY
Private 05 - 08 77 5:1 1 miles
Downtown Little School
New York, NY
Private PK - TK 91 3:1 1 miles
George Jackson Academy
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Private 04 - 08 123 8:1 1 miles
Blue School
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Private PK - 03 129 7:1 1 miles
Ms 131
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Public 06 - 08 480 12:1 1 miles
Mesivta Tifereth Jerusalem
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Private KG - 12 154 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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