Ps 279 Capt Manuel Rivera Jr



Ps 279 Capt Manuel Rivera Jr Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 279 Capt Manuel Rivera Jr Students by Grade
PK 0
K 109
1 120
2 122
3 139
4 117
5 113
6 125
7 119
8 115
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 8

Ps 279 Capt Manuel Rivera Jr is a public elementary school located in Bronx, NY in the New York City Geographic District #10 School District. It enrolls 1,087 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 279 Capt Manuel Rivera Jr is the 85th largest public school in New York and the 860th largest nationally. It has 13.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,087
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 80
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 860th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 85th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 1,305th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 91st out of 2,753

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Ps 279 Capt Manuel Rivera Jr Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 553
(51%)
20,794
(51%)
 Female 534
(49%)
20,133
(49%)

Ps 279 Capt Manuel Rivera Jr Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 852
(78%)
30,507
(75%)
 Black 189
(17%)
6,265
(15%)
 Asian 31
(3%)
1,714
(4%)
 American Indian 8
(1%)
257
(1%)
 White 4
(0%)
2,032
(5%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
152
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ps 279 Capt Manuel Rivera Jr Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 993
(91%)
32,784
(80%)
 Not Eligible 67
(6%)
6,742
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(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 279 Capt Manuel Rivera Jr is ranked 30th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 279 Capt Manuel Rivera Jr students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.8%) 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 279 Capt Manuel Rivera Jr Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1065
2006 1070
2007 1027
2008 966
2009 958
2010 989
2011 973
2012 1005
2013 1046
2014 1081
2015 1087

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 14.3
2007 13.7
2008 12.1
2009 13.2
2010 13.7
2011 13.9
2012 13.8
2013 14.3
2014 14
2015 13.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.95962441314554
2006 0.85981308411215
2007 0.88218111002921
2008 0.91097308488613
2009
2010 0.91911021233569
2011 0.9054470709147
2012 0.94626865671642
2013 0.96080305927342
2014 0.96207215541166
2015 0.93836246550138

Compare Ps 279 Capt Manuel Rivera Jr 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 93.8%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ps 279 Capt Manuel Rivera Jr
Bronx, NY
Public KG - 08 1,087 13.6:1  
St Margaret Mary School
Bronx, NY
Private PK - 08 334 21:1 1 miles
Elementary School for Math Science and Technology
Bronx, NY
Public KG - 05 284 14.2:1 1 miles
St Nicholas of Tolentine Elementary School
Bronx, NY
Private KG - 08 155 17:1 1 miles
St Joseph School
Bronx, NY
Private PK - 08 294 24:1 1 miles
Manhattan Christian Academy
New York, NY
Private PK - 08 366 17:1 1 miles
Our Lady of Mt Carmel School
Bronx, NY
Private PK - 08 288 18:1 1 miles
Ps 15 Institute for Environmental Learning
Bronx, NY
Public KG - 08 497 16.7:1 1 miles
St Simon Stock School
Bronx, NY
Private PK - 08 217 14:1 1 miles
Ps 163 Arthur a Schomberg
Bronx, NY
Public PK - 05 552 12.9:1 1 miles
Creston Academy
Bronx, NY
Public 05 - 08 474 12.8:1 1 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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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