Ps 247



Ps 247 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 247 Students by Grade
PK 20
K 126
1 148
2 132
3 126
4 132
5 133
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 4

Ps 247 is a public elementary school located in Brooklyn, NY in the New York City Geographic District #20 School District. It enrolls 821 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 247 is the 272nd largest public school in New York and the 3,866th largest nationally. It has 14.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 821
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 58.08
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,866th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 272nd out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 1,522nd out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 287th out of 2,753

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Ps 247 Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 415
(51%)
18,859
(51%)
 Female 406
(49%)
18,139
(49%)

Ps 247 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 396
(48%)
17,114
(46%)
 White 304
(37%)
9,699
(26%)
 Hispanic 113
(14%)
9,101
(25%)
 Black 5
(1%)
805
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
101
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
178
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ps 247 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 421
(51%)
24,708
(67%)
 Not Eligible 382
(47%)
10,282
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(2%)
2,008
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Ps 247 is ranked 500th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 247 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.5%) 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 247 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 674
2006 658
2007 662
2008 684
2009 699
2010 735
2011 761
2012 753
2013 793
2014 822
2015 821

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.7
2006 11.5
2007 11.7
2008 13.2
2009 13.1
2010 14
2011 14.4
2012 14.3
2013 15.2
2014 14.4
2015 14.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.8026706231454
2006 0.7644376899696
2007 0.7416918429003
2008 0.74561403508772
2009
2010 0.75102040816327
2011 0.75952693823916
2012 0.79017264276228
2013 0.5687263556116
2014 0.56934306569343
2015 0.5347137637028

Compare Ps 247 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,410.0% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
This School 53.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ps 247
Brooklyn, NY
Public PK - 05 821 14.1:1  
Talmud Torah Bnei Zion
Brooklyn, NY
Private PK - 01 293 12:1 1 miles
Yeshivah Ohel Moshe
Brooklyn, NY
Private PK - 08 57 4:1 1 miles
St Athanasius Elementary School
Brooklyn, NY
Private PK - 08 339 15:1 1 miles
St Peter Catholic Academy
Brooklyn, NY
Private PK - 08 287 9:1 1 miles
Talmud Torah Ohr Moshe
Brooklyn, NY
Private 01 - 12 447 10:1 1 miles
Our Lady of Guadalupe School
Brooklyn, NY
Private PK - 08 208 19:1 1 miles
Barkai Yeshivah
Brooklyn, NY
Private PK - 08 414 9:1 1 miles
Bais Sarah-Educ School for Girls
Brooklyn, NY
Private PK - 12 940 8:1 1 miles
Sinai Academy
Brooklyn, NY
Private 06 - 12 61 4:1 1 miles
Sinai Academic Center
Brooklyn, NY
Private 06 - 12 59 8:1 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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