Ps 179



Ps 179 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 179 Students by Grade
PK 31
K 58
1 66
2 49
3 61
4 58
5 50
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ps 179 is a public elementary school located in Bronx, NY in the New York City Geographic District # 7 School District. It enrolls 373 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 179 is the 1,861st largest public school in New York and the 34,767th largest nationally. It has 12.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 373
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.77
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 34,767th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 1,861st out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 810th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 1,718th out of 2,753

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Ps 179 Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 192
(51%)
6,991
(52%)
 Female 181
(49%)
6,583
(48%)

Ps 179 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 309
(83%)
9,691
(71%)
 Black 56
(15%)
3,464
(26%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
132
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
43
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
71
(1%)
 White 0
(0%)
173
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ps 179 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 348
(93%)
12,356
(91%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(4%)
447
(3%)
 Not Eligible 11
(3%)
771
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Ps 179 is ranked 680th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 179 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.1%) 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 179 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 303
2006 364
2007 393
2008 412
2009 406
2010 394
2011 399
2012 390
2013 382
2014 388
2015 373

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.6
2006 13
2007 11.9
2008 12.5
2009 11.3
2010 11.4
2011 11.8
2012 11.9
2013 13.2
2014 12.3
2015 12.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.99009900990099
2006 0.97527472527473
2007 0.95674300254453
2008 0.93932038834951
2009
2010 0.92639593908629
2011 0.95989974937343
2012 0.94871794871795
2013 0.8586387434555
2014 0.92010309278351
2015 0.97050938337802

Compare Ps 179 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,250.0% 12.5:1
 
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 97.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ps 179
Bronx, NY
Public PK - 05 373 12.5:1  
Ps 43 Jonas Bronck
Bronx, NY
Public PK - 05 497 12:1 1 miles
Bronx Charter School for Children
Bronx, NY
Public KG - 05 426 14.2:1 1 miles
Brilla College Preparatory Charter School
Bronx, NY
Public KG - 03 351 13.6:1 1 miles
Young Leaders Elementary School
Bronx, NY
Public PK - 05 256 9.4:1 1 miles
Mott Haven Academy Charter School
Bronx, NY
Public PK - 05 301 9.1:1 1 miles
Storefront Academy Harlem
New York, NY
Private PK - 08 172 10:1 1 miles
South Bronx Charter School-Inter Cultures and Arts
Bronx, NY
Public KG - 05 443 21.6:1 1 miles
Ps 30 Wilton
Bronx, NY
Public PK - 05 592 13.5:1 1 miles
Heketi Community Charter School
Bronx, NY
Public KG - 04 245 14.3:1 1 miles
Ps 49 Willis Avenue
Bronx, NY
Public PK - 05 688 11.3:1 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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