Essence School



Essence School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Essence School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 35
7 40
8 46
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 3

Essence School is a public elementary school located in Brooklyn, NY in the New York City Geographic District #19 School District. It enrolls 124 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 7.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 124
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 7.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 15.84

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Essence School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 67
(54%)
9,070
(51%)
 Female 57
(46%)
8,880
(49%)

Essence School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 85
(69%)
8,050
(45%)
 Hispanic 25
(20%)
7,995
(45%)
 White 9
(7%)
267
(1%)
 Asian 5
(4%)
1,367
(8%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
43
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
228
(1%)

Essence School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 107
(86%)
14,261
(79%)
 Not Eligible 13
(10%)
3,049
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(3%)
640
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Essence School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.5%) 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.

Essence School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 262
2006 226
2007 248
2008 254
2009 240
2010 221
2011 182
2012 165
2013 146
2014 133
2015 124

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.5
2006 14.1
2007 13.4
2008 12.7
2009 14.1
2010 13.1
2011 11.7
2012 15
2013 12.2
2014 9.7
2015 7.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.92748091603053
2006 0.89380530973451
2007 0.85483870967742
2008 0.88976377952756
2009
2010 0.95927601809955
2011 0.87362637362637
2012 0.92727272727273
2013 0.95890410958904
2014 0.91729323308271
2015 0.89516129032258

Compare Essence School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
780.0% 7.8:1
 
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 89.5%
 

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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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