Ps 246 Poe Center



Ps 246 Poe Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 246 Poe Center Students by Grade
PK 0
K 105
1 118
2 128
3 137
4 108
5 114
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 1

Ps 246 Poe Center is a public elementary school located in Bronx, NY in the New York City Geographic District #10 School District. It enrolls 711 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 246 Poe Center is the 423rd largest public school in New York and the 7,503rd largest nationally. It has 12.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 711
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 57.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,503rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 423rd out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 810th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 305th out of 2,753

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Ps 246 Poe Center Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 386
(54%)
20,794
(51%)
 Female 325
(46%)
20,133
(49%)

Ps 246 Poe Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 607
(85%)
30,507
(75%)
 Black 67
(9%)
6,265
(15%)
 Asian 15
(2%)
1,714
(4%)
 White 15
(2%)
2,032
(5%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
257
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
152
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ps 246 Poe Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 640
(90%)
32,784
(80%)
 Not Eligible 55
(8%)
6,742
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(2%)
1,401
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Ps 246 Poe Center is ranked 165th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 246 Poe Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.3%) 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 246 Poe Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 846
2006 794
2007 814
2008 798
2009 786
2010 689
2011 684
2012 723
2013 755
2014 747
2015 711

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.2
2006 13.1
2007 13.6
2008 12
2009 12.4
2010 11.9
2011 12.9
2012 14.2
2013 15.7
2014 14.6
2015 12.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.97990543735225
2006 0.96599496221662
2007 0.96437346437346
2008 0.96115288220551
2009
2010 0.99129172714078
2011 0.8874269005848
2012 0.9253112033195
2013 0.95364238410596
2014 0.92235609103079
2015 0.92264416315049

Compare Ps 246 Poe Center 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 92.3%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ps 246 Poe Center
Bronx, NY
Public KG - 05 711 12.5:1  
Our Lady of Mt Carmel School
Bronx, NY
Private PK - 08 288 18:1 1 miles
Ps 46 Edgar Allen Poe
Bronx, NY
Public KG - 05 1,093 14.5:1 1 miles
St Nicholas of Tolentine Elementary School
Bronx, NY
Private KG - 08 155 17:1 1 miles
St Philip Neri School
Bronx, NY
Private PK - 08 305 22:1 1 miles
St John School
Bronx, NY
Private PK - 08 210 13:1 1 miles
St Simon Stock School
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Private PK - 08 217 14:1 1 miles
Ps 85 Great Expectations
Bronx, NY
Public PK - 05 1,017 10.8:1 1 miles
Our Lady of Refuge School
Bronx, NY
Private PK - 08 284 24:1 1 miles
Ps 33 Timothy Dwight
Bronx, NY
Public PK - 05 1,025 14.4:1 1 miles
Ps 340
Bronx, NY
Public PK - 05 647 12.4:1 1 miles
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