Ps 172 Beacon School of Excellence



Ps 172 Beacon School of Excellence Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 172 Beacon School of Excellence Students by Grade
PK 36
K 99
1 84
2 88
3 98
4 91
5 93
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ps 172 Beacon School of Excellence is a public elementary school located in Brooklyn, NY in the New York City Geographic District #15 School District. It enrolls 589 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 172 Beacon School of Excellence is the 770th largest public school in New York and the 14,421st largest nationally. It has 11.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 589
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 50.04
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,421st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 770th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 554th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 468th out of 2,753

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Ps 172 Beacon School of Excellence Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 303
(51%)
12,970
(51%)
 Female 286
(49%)
12,677
(49%)

Ps 172 Beacon School of Excellence Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 454
(77%)
9,870
(38%)
 White 75
(13%)
7,950
(31%)
 Asian 37
(6%)
4,498
(18%)
 Black 22
(4%)
2,584
(10%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
66
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
679
(3%)

Ps 172 Beacon School of Excellence Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 453
(77%)
12,557
(49%)
 Not Eligible 82
(14%)
12,422
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 54
(9%)
668
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Ps 172 Beacon School of Excellence is ranked 355th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 172 Beacon School of Excellence students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.1%) 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 172 Beacon School of Excellence Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 561
2006 548
2007 542
2008 573
2009 587
2010 599
2011 587
2012 618
2013 610
2014 597
2015 589

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 12.7
2007 11.9
2008 11.8
2009 11.9
2010 11.7
2011 12.2
2012 13.5
2013 13.9
2014 13
2015 11.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.88591800356506
2006 0.90693430656934
2007 0.88376383763838
2008 0.86910994764398
2009
2010 0.89315525876461
2011 0.89608177172061
2012 0.90453074433657
2013 0.82459016393443
2014 0.87437185929648
2015 0.86078098471986

Compare Ps 172 Beacon School of Excellence to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,180.0% 11.8:1
 
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 86.1%
 

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