Ps 279 Herman Schreiber



Ps 279 Herman Schreiber Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 279 Herman Schreiber Students by Grade
PK 49
K 65
1 79
2 70
3 66
4 72
5 74
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 2

Ps 279 Herman Schreiber is a public elementary school located in Brooklyn, NY in the New York City Geographic District #18 School District. It enrolls 477 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 279 Herman Schreiber is the 1,260th largest public school in New York and the 24,155th largest nationally. It has 12.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 477
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.66
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,155th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 1,260th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 899th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 1,099th out of 2,753

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Ps 279 Herman Schreiber Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 245
(51%)
5,775
(50%)
 Female 232
(49%)
5,846
(50%)

Ps 279 Herman Schreiber Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 444
(93%)
10,403
(90%)
 Hispanic 21
(4%)
720
(6%)
 White 6
(1%)
221
(2%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
56
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
132
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
89
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ps 279 Herman Schreiber Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 349
(73%)
7,970
(69%)
 Not Eligible 75
(16%)
2,802
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(11%)
849
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Ps 279 Herman Schreiber is ranked 579th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 279 Herman Schreiber students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.3%) 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 279 Herman Schreiber Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 930
2006 812
2007 739
2008 654
2009 638
2010 617
2011 594
2012 551
2013 535
2014 511
2015 477

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 13.5
2007 14.8
2008 13.3
2009 14.2
2010 14.6
2011 14.1
2012 15
2013 14.9
2014 13.9
2015 12.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.3989247311828
2006 0.45689655172414
2007 0.69282814614344
2008 0.7737003058104
2009
2010 0.85899513776337
2011 0.7979797979798
2012 0.84029038112523
2013 0.76448598130841
2014 0.82191780821918
2015 0.84276729559748

Compare Ps 279 Herman Schreiber to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,270.0% 12.7:1
 
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 84.3%
 

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