Ps 55 Benjamin Franklin



Ps 55 Benjamin Franklin Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 55 Benjamin Franklin Students by Grade
PK 67
K 104
1 109
2 107
3 109
4 126
5 103
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ps 55 Benjamin Franklin is a public elementary school located in Bronx, NY in the New York City Geographic District # 9 School District. It enrolls 725 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 55 Benjamin Franklin is the 402nd largest public school in New York and the 6,935th largest nationally. It has 17.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 725
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.96
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,935th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 402nd out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 2,522nd out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 810th out of 2,753

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Ps 55 Benjamin Franklin Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 371
(51%)
15,068
(52%)
 Female 354
(49%)
14,167
(48%)

Ps 55 Benjamin Franklin Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 379
(52%)
19,771
(68%)
 Black 342
(47%)
8,576
(29%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
137
(0%)
 White 1
(0%)
315
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
373
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
63
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ps 55 Benjamin Franklin Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 653
(90%)
25,485
(87%)
 Not Eligible 60
(8%)
2,871
(10%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(2%)
879
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Ps 55 Benjamin Franklin is ranked 159th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 55 Benjamin Franklin students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.7%) 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 55 Benjamin Franklin Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 668
2006 701
2007 703
2008 664
2009 709
2010 699
2011 711
2012 670
2013 694
2014 724
2015 725

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.7
2006 13.2
2007 15.6
2008 11.3
2009 12.4
2010 13.2
2011 12.7
2012 14.3
2013 15.4
2014 19.1
2015 17.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.79491017964072
2006 0.98145506419401
2007 0.99573257467994
2008 0.9894578313253
2009
2010 0.87696709585122
2011 0.91701828410689
2012 0.93134328358209
2013 0.9149855907781
2014 0.93093922651934
2015 0.91724137931034

Compare Ps 55 Benjamin Franklin to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,730.0% 17.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 91.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ps 55 Benjamin Franklin
Bronx, NY
Public PK - 05 725 17.3:1  
Success Academy Charter School-Bronx 2
Bronx, NY
Public KG - 06 615 14:1 1 miles
Urban Assembly School for Applied Math and Science
Bronx, NY
Public 05 - 12 622 12.2:1 1 miles
R T Hudson Elementary School
Bronx, NY
Private PK - 08 63 15:1 1 miles
St Joseph School
Bronx, NY
Private PK - 08 294 24:1 1 miles
St Margaret Mary School
Bronx, NY
Private PK - 08 334 21:1 1 miles
St Angela Merici School
Bronx, NY
Private PK - 08 297 19:1 1 miles
Harriet Tubman Charter School
Bronx, NY
Public KG - 08 663 14.2:1 1 miles
Christ the King School
Bronx, NY
Private PK - 08 257 17:1 1 miles
Is 219 New Venture School
Bronx, NY
Public 06 - 08 328 12.7:1 1 miles
Ps 110 Theodore Schoenfeld
Bronx, NY
Public PK - 05 477 15:1 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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