Ps 68



Ps 68 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 68 Students by Grade
PK 15
K 123
1 122
2 120
3 120
4 128
5 138
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 3

Ps 68 is a public elementary school located in Bronx, NY in the New York City Geographic District #11 School District. It enrolls 769 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 68 is the 332nd largest public school in New York and the 5,341st largest nationally. It has 9.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 769
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 81.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,341st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 332nd out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 163rd out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 84th out of 2,753

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Ps 68 Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 393
(51%)
14,961
(51%)
 Female 376
(49%)
14,346
(49%)

Ps 68 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 588
(77%)
12,098
(41%)
 Hispanic 144
(19%)
11,579
(40%)
 American Indian 13
(2%)
386
(1%)
 Asian 12
(2%)
2,394
(8%)
 White 9
(1%)
2,702
(9%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
148
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ps 68 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 386
(50%)
19,811
(68%)
 Not Eligible 363
(47%)
7,976
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(3%)
1,520
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Ps 68 is ranked 569th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 68 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.8%) is slightly lower than the state average of 53.2%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 68 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 760
2006 789
2007 803
2008 770
2009 772
2010 780
2011 794
2012 764
2013 776
2014 748
2015 769

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.7
2006 12.3
2007 12.4
2008 11.3
2009 11.2
2010 10.1
2011 10.4
2012 9.4
2013 10.2
2014 9.2
2015 9.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.94078947368421
2006 0.9277566539924
2007 0.95516811955168
2008 0.95714285714286
2009
2010 0.76538461538462
2011 0.76448362720403
2012 0.75785340314136
2013 0.57860824742268
2014 0.55080213903743
2015 0.52795838751625

Compare Ps 68 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
950.0% 9.5:1
 
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 52.8%
 
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ps 68
Bronx, NY
Public PK - 05 769 9.5:1  
Mount St Michael Academy
Bronx, NY
Private 06 - 12 740 15:1 1 miles
St Francis of Assisi School
Bronx, NY
Private PK - 08 360 22:1 1 miles
Nativity of Our Blessed Lady
Bronx, NY
Private PK - 08 220 18:1 1 miles
Faith Christian Academy
Bronx, NY
Private KG - 08 68 10:1 1 miles
Our Lady of Grace School
Bronx, NY
Private PK - 08 298 20:1 1 miles
Garvey School
Bronx, NY
Private PK - 05 141 16:1 1 miles
New Covenant Christian School
Bronx, NY
Private PK - 05 139 18:1 1 miles
Baychester Middle School
Bronx, NY
Public 05 - 08 306 13.3:1 1 miles
Wake-Eden Christian Academy
Bronx, NY
Private PK - 03 98 9:1 1 miles
Ps 87
Bronx, NY
Public KG - 05 632 15.8:1 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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