Ps 256 Benjamin Banneker



Ps 256 Benjamin Banneker Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 256 Benjamin Banneker Students by Grade
PK 16
K 55
1 42
2 55
3 34
4 48
5 48
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 2

Ps 256 Benjamin Banneker is a public elementary school located in Brooklyn, NY in the New York City Geographic District #13 School District. It enrolls 300 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 256 Benjamin Banneker is the 2,259th largest public school in New York and the 41,579th largest nationally. It has 13.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 300
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.79
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 41,579th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 2,259th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 1,112th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 2,265th out of 2,753

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Ps 256 Benjamin Banneker Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 155
(52%)
5,050
(48%)
 Female 145
(48%)
5,372
(52%)

Ps 256 Benjamin Banneker Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 203
(68%)
5,767
(55%)
 Hispanic 86
(29%)
2,105
(20%)
 Asian 5
(2%)
537
(5%)
 White 5
(2%)
1,610
(15%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
306
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
97
(1%)

Ps 256 Benjamin Banneker Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 279
(93%)
6,156
(59%)
 Not Eligible 15
(5%)
3,786
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(2%)
480
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Ps 256 Benjamin Banneker is ranked 930th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 256 Benjamin Banneker students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.0%) 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 256 Benjamin Banneker Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 552
2006 428
2007 421
2008 386
2009 381
2010 398
2011 377
2012 395
2013 358
2014 328
2015 300

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.8
2006 11
2007 14.5
2008 11.4
2009 11.5
2010 13.7
2011 13.5
2012 16.5
2013 13.8
2014 13.7
2015 13.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.83695652173913
2006 0.99299065420561
2007 0.83372921615202
2008 0.82901554404145
2009
2010 0.92211055276382
2011 0.92307692307692
2012 0.93670886075949
2013 0.90782122905028
2014 0.96036585365854
2015 0.95

Compare Ps 256 Benjamin Banneker to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,320.0% 13.2:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 95.0%
 

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