Ps 131



Ps 131 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 131 Students by Grade
PK 36
K 156
1 183
2 196
3 175
4 183
5 163
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 7

Ps 131 is a public elementary school located in Brooklyn, NY in the New York City Geographic District #15 School District. It enrolls 1,099 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 131 is the 79th largest public school in New York and the 797th largest nationally. It has 15.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,099
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 73.15
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 797th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 79th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 1,911th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 132nd out of 2,753

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Ps 131 Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 582
(53%)
12,970
(51%)
 Female 517
(47%)
12,677
(49%)

Ps 131 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 606
(55%)
9,870
(38%)
 Asian 373
(34%)
4,498
(18%)
 White 106
(10%)
7,950
(31%)
 Black 11
(1%)
2,584
(10%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
66
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
679
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ps 131 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 707
(64%)
12,557
(49%)
 Not Eligible 387
(35%)
12,422
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 5
(0%)
668
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Ps 131 is ranked 127th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 131 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.8%) is slightly 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 131 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 886
2006 888
2007 841
2008 858
2009 926
2010 980
2011 1034
2012 1071
2013 1119
2014 1154
2015 1099

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.5
2006 14.8
2007 13.6
2008 14.1
2009 15.7
2010 16.6
2011 16.4
2012 17
2013 17
2014 16
2015 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.88261851015801
2006 0.88738738738739
2007 0.9500594530321
2008 0.93939393939394
2009
2010 0.72755102040816
2011 0.73017408123791
2012 0.73576097105509
2013 0.64432529043789
2014 0.67937608318891
2015 0.64786169244768

Compare Ps 131 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 64.8%
 

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Public PK - 05 1,099 15:1  
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Private PK - 01 82 5:1 1 miles
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Private PK - 08 888 17:1 1 miles
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Private PK - 08 703 8:1 1 miles
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