Ps 179 Kensington



Ps 179 Kensington Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 179 Kensington Students by Grade
PK 53
K 162
1 159
2 160
3 134
4 133
5 138
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 1

Ps 179 Kensington is a public elementary school located in Brooklyn, NY in the New York City Geographic District #20 School District. It enrolls 940 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 179 Kensington is the 161st largest public school in New York and the 1,888th largest nationally. It has 14.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 940
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 63.09
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,888th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 161st out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 1,874th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 218th out of 2,753

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Ps 179 Kensington Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 478
(51%)
18,859
(51%)
 Female 462
(49%)
18,139
(49%)

Ps 179 Kensington Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 521
(55%)
17,114
(46%)
 Hispanic 235
(25%)
9,101
(25%)
 White 144
(15%)
9,699
(26%)
 Black 31
(3%)
805
(2%)
 American Indian 8
(1%)
101
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
178
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ps 179 Kensington Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 661
(70%)
24,708
(67%)
 Not Eligible 272
(29%)
10,282
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(1%)
2,008
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Ps 179 Kensington is ranked 154th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 179 Kensington students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.1%) 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 179 Kensington Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 967
2006 963
2007 934
2008 906
2009 891
2010 946
2011 966
2012 975
2013 989
2014 968
2015 940

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 15
2007 16.8
2008 13.1
2009 13.7
2010 16.4
2011 16.4
2012 18.8
2013 15.5
2014 14.9
2015 14.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.93691830403309
2006 0.8920041536864
2007 0.88543897216274
2008 0.88300220750552
2009
2010 0.88900634249471
2011 0.88819875776398
2012 0.89435897435897
2013 0.73306370070779
2014 0.73760330578512
2015 0.71063829787234

Compare Ps 179 Kensington to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,490.0% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 71.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Ps 179 Kensington
Brooklyn, NY
Public PK - 05 940 14.9:1  
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Private PK - 08 937 13:1 1 miles
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Private PK - 08 237 13:1 1 miles
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Private PK - 11 496 14:1 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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