Christopher Avenue Community School



Christopher Avenue Community School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Christopher Avenue Community School Students by Grade
PK 30
K 58
1 57
2 55
3 31
4 38
5 33
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 7

Christopher Avenue Community School is a public elementary school located in Brooklyn, NY in the New York City Geographic District #23 School District. It enrolls 309 students in grades 1st through 12th. Christopher Avenue Community School is the 2,218th largest public school in New York and the 40,796th largest nationally. It has 12.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 309
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.61
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,796th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 2,218th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 854th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 2,125th out of 2,753

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Christopher Avenue Community School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 165
(53%)
4,442
(54%)
 Female 144
(47%)
3,855
(46%)

Christopher Avenue Community School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 215
(70%)
6,170
(74%)
 Hispanic 88
(29%)
1,837
(22%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
82
(1%)
 White 2
(1%)
87
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
87
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
34
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Christopher Avenue Community School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 272
(88%)
6,958
(84%)
 Not Eligible 34
(11%)
1,051
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(1%)
288
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Christopher Avenue Community School is ranked 966th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Christopher Avenue Community School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.0%) 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.

Christopher Avenue Community School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2011 171
2012 241
2013 241
2014 324
2015 309

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2011 21.4
2012 16.1
2013 11
2014 12.5
2015 12.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2011 N/A
2012 0.98755186721992
2013 0.83817427385892
2014 0.88271604938272
2015 0.88996763754045

Compare Christopher Avenue Community School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,260.0% 12.6:1
 
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 89.0%
 

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Public PK - 05 309 12.6:1  
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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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