Ps 397 Foster-Laurie



Ps 397 Foster-Laurie Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 397 Foster-Laurie Students by Grade
PK 11
K 27
1 45
2 31
3 46
4 47
5 50
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 1

Ps 397 Foster-Laurie is a public elementary school located in Brooklyn, NY in the New York City Geographic District #17 School District. It enrolls 258 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 397 Foster-Laurie is the 2,447th largest public school in New York and the 44,910th largest nationally. It has 12.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 258
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.98
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 44,910th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 2,447th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 988th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 2,404th out of 2,753

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Ps 397 Foster-Laurie Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 134
(52%)
8,589
(51%)
 Female 124
(48%)
8,254
(49%)

Ps 397 Foster-Laurie Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 213
(83%)
12,950
(77%)
 Hispanic 23
(9%)
2,729
(16%)
 White 11
(4%)
411
(2%)
 Asian 6
(2%)
389
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
246
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
118
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ps 397 Foster-Laurie Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 204
(79%)
12,518
(74%)
 Not Eligible 39
(15%)
3,428
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(6%)
897
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Ps 397 Foster-Laurie is ranked 1,228th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 397 Foster-Laurie students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.9%) 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 397 Foster-Laurie Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 413
2006 403
2007 415
2008 427
2009 419
2010 373
2011 376
2012 355
2013 340
2014 305
2015 258

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.3
2006 15.2
2007 16.6
2008 12.9
2009 14
2010 12.3
2011 13.4
2012 13.1
2013 14.2
2014 12.2
2015 12.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.85230024213075
2006 0.86600496277916
2007 0.86265060240964
2008 0.91334894613583
2009
2010 0.97319034852547
2011 0.97606382978723
2012 0.88169014084507
2013 0.93823529411765
2014 0.94754098360656
2015 0.84883720930233

Compare Ps 397 Foster-Laurie to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,290.0% 12.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 84.9%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ps 397 Foster-Laurie
Brooklyn, NY
Public PK - 05 258 12.9:1  
St Mark'S Day School
Brooklyn, NY
Private PK - 05 64 3:1 1 miles
Montessori School of Lefferts Garden II
Brooklyn, NY
Private PK - KG 100 7:1 1 miles
League School
Brooklyn, NY
Private KG - 12 113 5:1 1 miles
Bryans Educational Center
Brooklyn, NY
Private PK - KG 76 11:1 1 miles
Aaron School
New York, NY
Private KG - 12 152 3:1 1 miles
Battalion Christian Academy
Brooklyn, NY
Private PK - 05 166 9:1 1 miles
Macademy
Brooklyn, NY
Private PK - 08 66 6:1 1 miles
St Gregory the Great Catholic Academy
Brooklyn, NY
Private PK - 08 252 16:1 1 miles
St Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy
Brooklyn, NY
Private PK - 08 282 21:1 1 miles
Darchai Menachem Inc
Brooklyn, NY
Private 03 - 10 88 6:1 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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