Ps 159 Isaac Pitkin



Ps 159 Isaac Pitkin Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 159 Isaac Pitkin Students by Grade
PK 0
K 144
1 130
2 137
3 172
4 138
5 127
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ps 159 Isaac Pitkin is a public elementary school located in Brooklyn, NY in the New York City Geographic District #19 School District. It enrolls 848 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 159 Isaac Pitkin is the 244th largest public school in New York and the 3,283rd largest nationally. It has 17.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 848
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 48.03
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,283rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 244th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 2,567th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 527th out of 2,753

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Ps 159 Isaac Pitkin Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 430
(51%)
9,070
(51%)
 Female 418
(49%)
8,880
(49%)

Ps 159 Isaac Pitkin Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 338
(40%)
8,050
(45%)
 Asian 268
(32%)
1,367
(8%)
 Hispanic 219
(26%)
7,995
(45%)
 American Indian 17
(2%)
228
(1%)
 White 5
(1%)
267
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
43
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ps 159 Isaac Pitkin Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 609
(72%)
14,261
(79%)
 Not Eligible 232
(27%)
3,049
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(1%)
640
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Ps 159 Isaac Pitkin is ranked 197th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 159 Isaac Pitkin students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.6%) is 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 159 Isaac Pitkin Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 910
2006 909
2007 925
2008 912
2009 920
2010 897
2011 830
2012 882
2013 846
2014 808
2015 848

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 14.9
2007 16.2
2008 13.8
2009 15.1
2010 15.4
2011 16.3
2012 20
2013 16.3
2014 15.6
2015 17.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.95934065934066
2006 0.95929592959296
2007 0.95891891891892
2008 0.95833333333333
2009
2010 0.95763656633222
2011 0.96024096385542
2012 0.94784580498866
2013 0.79550827423168
2014 0.74257425742574
2015 0.72641509433962

Compare Ps 159 Isaac Pitkin to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,770.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 72.6%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Ps 159 Isaac Pitkin
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Public KG - 05 848 17.7:1  
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St Elizabeth Catholic Academy
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Private PK - 08 273 17:1 1 miles
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Private PK - 08 263 20:1 1 miles
Is 171 Abraham Lincoln
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Public 05 - 08 549 13.9:1 1 miles
Salve Regina Catholic Academy
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Private PK - 08 512 23:1 1 miles
East New York Middle School of Excellence
Brooklyn, NY
Public 06 - 08 259 13.8:1 1 miles
Jhs 218 James P Sinnott
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Public 06 - 08 416 11.3:1 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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