Ps 506 School of Journalism and Technology (the)



Ps 506 School of Journalism and Technology (the) Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 506 School of Journalism and Technology (the) Students by Grade
PK 21
K 151
1 152
2 121
3 126
4 142
5 124
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ps 506 School of Journalism and Technology (the) is a public elementary school located in Brooklyn, NY in the New York City Geographic District #20 School District. It enrolls 837 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 506 School of Journalism and Technology (the) is the 253rd largest public school in New York and the 3,525th largest nationally. It has 13.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 837
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 61.78
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,525th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 253rd out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 1,253rd out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 235th out of 2,753

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Ps 506 School of Journalism and Technology (the) Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 452
(54%)
18,859
(51%)
 Female 385
(46%)
18,139
(49%)

Ps 506 School of Journalism and Technology (the) Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 541
(65%)
9,101
(25%)
 Asian 255
(31%)
17,114
(46%)
 White 32
(4%)
9,699
(26%)
 Black 8
(1%)
805
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
101
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
178
(0%)

Ps 506 School of Journalism and Technology (the) Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 750
(90%)
24,708
(67%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 46
(5%)
2,008
(5%)
 Not Eligible 41
(5%)
10,282
(28%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Ps 506 School of Journalism and Technology (the) is ranked 91st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 506 School of Journalism and Technology (the) students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.1%) 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 506 School of Journalism and Technology (the) Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 755
2007 742
2008 748
2009 774
2010 779
2011 813
2012 821
2013 804
2014 858
2015 837

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 13.4
2007 15.5
2008 13.6
2009 14.1
2010 15.3
2011 14.8
2012 14.9
2013 14.4
2014 14.8
2015 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006
2007 N/A
2008 0.89171122994652
2009
2010 0.92811296534018
2011 0.91266912669127
2012 0.93544457978076
2013 0.91791044776119
2014 0.95804195804196
2015 0.95101553166069

Compare Ps 506 School of Journalism and Technology (the) to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 95.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ps 506 School of Journalism and Technology (the)
Brooklyn, NY
Public PK - 05 837 13.5:1  
Bay Ridge Christian Academy
Brooklyn, NY
Private PK - 08 128 11:1 1 miles
Ps 503 School of Discovery (the)
Brooklyn, NY
Public KG - 06 1,129 11.3:1 1 miles
Lutheran Elementary School of Bay Ridge
Brooklyn, NY
Private PK - 08 182 11:1 1 miles
Holy Angels Catholic Academy
Brooklyn, NY
Private PK - 08 262 16:1 1 miles
Xaverian High School
Brooklyn, NY
Private 06 - 12 1,018 10:1 1 miles
Bay Ridge Prep
Brooklyn, NY
Private KG - 08 185 15:1 1 miles
School for Future Leaders (the)
Brooklyn, NY
Public KG - 05 452 13.8:1 1 miles
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Academy of Bro
Brooklyn, NY
Private PK - 08 202 12:1 1 miles
Ps 69 Vincent D Grippo School
Brooklyn, NY
Public KG - 05 844 15.4:1 1 miles
School of Math Science and Healthy Living (the)
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Public KG - 05 373 11:1 1 miles
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