Ps 178 Dr Selman Waksman



Ps 178 Dr Selman Waksman Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 178 Dr Selman Waksman Students by Grade
PK 0
K 72
1 70
2 88
3 85
4 90
5 94
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 3

Ps 178 Dr Selman Waksman is a public elementary school located in Bronx, NY in the New York City Geographic District #11 School District. It enrolls 502 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 178 Dr Selman Waksman is the 1,116th largest public school in New York and the 21,733rd largest nationally. It has 13.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 502
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.88
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,733rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 1,116th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 1,305th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 1,154th out of 2,753

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Ps 178 Dr Selman Waksman Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 260
(52%)
14,961
(51%)
 Female 242
(48%)
14,346
(49%)

Ps 178 Dr Selman Waksman Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 325
(65%)
12,098
(41%)
 Hispanic 134
(27%)
11,579
(40%)
 White 22
(4%)
2,702
(9%)
 Asian 12
(2%)
2,394
(8%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
148
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
386
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ps 178 Dr Selman Waksman Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 327
(65%)
19,811
(68%)
 Not Eligible 117
(23%)
7,976
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 58
(12%)
1,520
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Ps 178 Dr Selman Waksman is ranked 618th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 178 Dr Selman Waksman students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.7%) is 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 178 Dr Selman Waksman Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 530
2006 488
2007 493
2008 473
2009 457
2010 443
2011 417
2012 451
2013 479
2014 486
2015 502

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.6
2006 13
2007 13
2008 11.7
2009 13.4
2010 11.8
2011 13
2012 15
2013 15.5
2014 14.3
2015 13.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.74716981132075
2006 0.72950819672131
2007 0.72413793103448
2008 0.61945031712474
2009
2010 0.62076749435666
2011 0.72182254196643
2012 0.73170731707317
2013 0.79540709812109
2014 0.80041152263374
2015 0.76693227091633

Compare Ps 178 Dr Selman Waksman to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,360.0% 13.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 76.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Ps 178 Dr Selman Waksman
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Public KG - 05 502 13.6:1  
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Public PK - 08 850 5.4:1 1 miles
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Private PK - 03 98 9:1 1 miles
Faith Christian Academy
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Private KG - 08 68 10:1 1 miles
Baychester Academy
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Public PK - 05 415 16.4:1 1 miles
Garvey School
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Private PK - 05 141 16:1 1 miles
Ms 180 Dr Daniel Hale Williams
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Public 05 - 08 873 16.5:1 1 miles
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