Ps 85 Great Expectations



Ps 85 Great Expectations Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 85 Great Expectations Students by Grade
PK 84
K 117
1 148
2 151
3 171
4 173
5 169
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 4

Ps 85 Great Expectations is a public elementary school located in Bronx, NY in the New York City Geographic District #10 School District. It enrolls 1,017 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 85 Great Expectations is the 112th largest public school in New York and the 1,260th largest nationally. It has 10.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,017
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 93.82
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,260th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 112th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 330th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 33rd out of 2,753

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Ps 85 Great Expectations Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 525
(52%)
20,794
(51%)
 Female 492
(48%)
20,133
(49%)

Ps 85 Great Expectations Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 698
(69%)
30,507
(75%)
 Black 297
(29%)
6,265
(15%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
1,714
(4%)
 American Indian 8
(1%)
257
(1%)
 White 4
(0%)
2,032
(5%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
152
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ps 85 Great Expectations Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 943
(93%)
32,784
(80%)
 Not Eligible 47
(5%)
6,742
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(3%)
1,401
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Ps 85 Great Expectations is ranked 38th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 85 Great Expectations students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.4%) 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 85 Great Expectations Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1167
2006 1122
2007 1163
2008 1167
2009 1195
2010 1131
2011 1089
2012 1061
2013 998
2014 989
2015 1017

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.8
2006 10.5
2007 11.9
2008 10.4
2009 10.7
2010 10.3
2011 10.2
2012 11.3
2013 11
2014 11.2
2015 10.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.97686375321337
2006 0.95365418894831
2007 0.9518486672399
2008 0.95115681233933
2009
2010 0.9840848806366
2011 0.95959595959596
2012 0.94721960414703
2013 0.97595190380762
2014 0.97573306370071
2015 0.95378564405113

Compare Ps 85 Great Expectations to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,080.0% 10.8:1
 
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 95.4%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Ps 85 Great Expectations
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Public PK - 05 1,017 10.8:1  
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Private PK - 08 288 18:1 1 miles
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