Ps 249 Caton (the)



Ps 249 Caton (the) Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 249 Caton (the) Students by Grade
PK 35
K 164
1 153
2 145
3 144
4 142
5 112
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ps 249 Caton (the) is a public elementary school located in Brooklyn, NY in the New York City Geographic District #17 School District. It enrolls 895 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 249 Caton (the) is the 198th largest public school in New York and the 2,450th largest nationally. It has 16.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 895
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 54.84
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,450th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 198th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 2,345th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 360th out of 2,753

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Ps 249 Caton (the) Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 455
(51%)
8,589
(51%)
 Female 440
(49%)
8,254
(49%)

Ps 249 Caton (the) Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 442
(49%)
2,729
(16%)
 Black 360
(40%)
12,950
(77%)
 Asian 54
(6%)
389
(2%)
 White 34
(4%)
411
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
246
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
118
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ps 249 Caton (the) Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 574
(64%)
12,518
(74%)
 Not Eligible 308
(34%)
3,428
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 13
(1%)
897
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Ps 249 Caton (the) is ranked 237th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 249 Caton (the) students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.6%) 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 249 Caton (the) Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 810
2006 742
2007 745
2008 729
2009 727
2010 750
2011 793
2012 832
2013 900
2014 913
2015 895

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 12.8
2007 14.3
2008 13
2009 15.1
2010 16.3
2011 16.9
2012 17.7
2013 16.4
2014 18.3
2015 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.96666666666667
2006 0.95687331536388
2007 0.78389261744966
2008 0.78326474622771
2009
2010 0.78266666666667
2011 0.78814627994956
2012 0.79326923076923
2013 0.69222222222222
2014 0.66374589266156
2015 0.65586592178771

Compare Ps 249 Caton (the) to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 65.6%
 

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Public PK - 05 895 16.3:1  
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Private PK - 08 305 18:1 1 miles
Ps 245
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Public PK - 05 313 12.5:1 1 miles
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Private KG - 12 770 8:1 1 miles
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