Ps 161 Ponce De Leon



Ps 161 Ponce De Leon Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 161 Ponce De Leon Students by Grade
PK 55
K 92
1 83
2 78
3 73
4 63
5 91
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 1

Ps 161 Ponce De Leon is a public elementary school located in Bronx, NY in the New York City Geographic District # 7 School District. It enrolls 536 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 161 Ponce De Leon is the 971st largest public school in New York and the 18,665th largest nationally. It has 12.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 536
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 44.03
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,665th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 971st out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 691st out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 690th out of 2,753

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Ps 161 Ponce De Leon Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 286
(53%)
6,991
(52%)
 Female 250
(47%)
6,583
(48%)

Ps 161 Ponce De Leon Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 394
(74%)
9,691
(71%)
 Black 122
(23%)
3,464
(26%)
 White 12
(2%)
173
(1%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
132
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
71
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
43
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ps 161 Ponce De Leon Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 484
(90%)
12,356
(91%)
 Not Eligible 27
(5%)
771
(6%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(5%)
447
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Ps 161 Ponce De Leon is ranked 352nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 161 Ponce De Leon students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.2%. 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 161 Ponce De Leon Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 519
2006 483
2007 496
2008 550
2009 599
2010 631
2011 595
2012 544
2013 528
2014 520
2015 536

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 8.6
2006 8.9
2007 9.4
2008 9.2
2009 10.3
2010 10.5
2011 10.8
2012 12.1
2013 12.9
2014 11.8
2015 12.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.88246628131021
2006 0.91511387163561
2007 0.91129032258065
2008 0.90909090909091
2009
2010 0.96671949286846
2011 0.96638655462185
2012 0.96323529411765
2013 0.91856060606061
2014 0.97884615384615
2015 0.94962686567164

Compare Ps 161 Ponce De Leon to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,220.0% 12.2:1
 
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 95.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Ps 161 Ponce De Leon
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Public PK - 05 536 12.2:1  
Ps 17
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Public KG - 08 421 4.2:1 1 miles
Academy of Public Relations
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Ps 25 Bilingual School
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Public PK - 05 505 11.8:1 1 miles
St Ignatius School
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Private 06 - 08 73 8:1 1 miles
R T Hudson Elementary School
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Private PK - 08 63 15:1 1 miles
South Bronx Academy for Applied Media
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Public 06 - 08 336 12.5:1 1 miles
St Athanasius School
Bronx, NY
Private PK - 08 291 18:1 1 miles
Ps 130 Abram Stevens Hewitt
Bronx, NY
Public PK - 05 520 13.3:1 1 miles
Ps 5 Port Morris
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Public PK - 08 759 15.5:1 1 miles
Girls Preparatory Charter School of the Bronx
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Public KG - 07 674 14:1 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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