Ps 291



Ps 291 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 291 Students by Grade
PK 0
K 93
1 123
2 113
3 110
4 120
5 107
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ps 291 is a public elementary school located in Bronx, NY in the New York City Geographic District #10 School District. It enrolls 666 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 291 is the 533rd largest public school in New York and the 9,650th largest nationally. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 666
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 45.78
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,650th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 533rd out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 1,715th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 620th out of 2,753

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Ps 291 Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 339
(51%)
20,794
(51%)
 Female 327
(49%)
20,133
(49%)

Ps 291 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 588
(88%)
30,507
(75%)
 Black 70
(11%)
6,265
(15%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
257
(1%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
1,714
(4%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
152
(0%)
 White 1
(0%)
2,032
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ps 291 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 643
(97%)
32,784
(80%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 13
(2%)
1,401
(3%)
 Not Eligible 10
(2%)
6,742
(16%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Ps 291 is ranked 165th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 291 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.5%) 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 291 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 578
2006 577
2007 573
2008 557
2009 552
2010 554
2011 583
2012 571
2013 679
2014 702
2015 666

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.8
2006 13.1
2007 13.6
2008 12.4
2009 12.3
2010 13.1
2011 13.9
2012 13.6
2013 15.1
2014 16
2015 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.79930795847751
2006 0.81282495667244
2007 0.95811518324607
2008 0.99461400359066
2009
2010 0.99458483754513
2011 0.99485420240137
2012 0.99299474605954
2013 0.99263622974963
2014 0.97578347578348
2015 0.98498498498498

Compare Ps 291 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 98.5%
 

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Ps 291
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Public KG - 05 666 14.5:1  
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Private KG - 08 155 17:1 1 miles
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Public 06 - 08 239 12:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 08 1,087 13.6:1 1 miles
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