Ps 53



Ps 53 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 53 Students by Grade
PK 0
K 32
1 4
2 3
3 1
4 0
5 3
6 7
7 7
8 8
9 1
10 3
11 2
12 1
UG 386

Ps 53 is a public elementary school located in Brooklyn, NY in the Nyc Special Schools - District 75 School District. It enrolls 458 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 53 is the 1,356th largest public school in New York and the 26,068th largest nationally. It has 5.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 458
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 5.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 88.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,068th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 1,356th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 36th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 51st out of 2,753

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Ps 53 Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 325
(71%)
14,549
(74%)
 Female 133
(29%)
5,190
(26%)

Ps 53 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 180
(39%)
7,254
(37%)
 Hispanic 167
(37%)
7,490
(38%)
 White 53
(12%)
3,096
(16%)
 Asian 32
(7%)
1,471
(7%)
 Two or More 21
(5%)
152
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
276
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ps 53 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 287
(63%)
11,974
(61%)
 Not Eligible 164
(36%)
7,525
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(2%)
240
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Ps 53 is ranked 907th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 53 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.2%) 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 53 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 395
2006 386
2007 382
2008 366
2009 373
2010 372
2011 370
2012 398
2013 406
2014 395
2015 458

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 5.3
2006 5.2
2007 5.1
2008 4.8
2009 4.9
2010 4.7
2011 4.7
2012 4.9
2013 4.8
2014 5
2015 5.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.75696202531646
2006 0.67357512953368
2007 0.67801047120419
2008 N/A
2009
2010 0.74462365591398
2011 0.76756756756757
2012 N/A
2013 0.70935960591133
2014 0.68860759493671
2015 0.64192139737991

Compare Ps 53 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
520.0% 5.2:1
 
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 64.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ps 53
Brooklyn, NY
Public KG - 12 458 5.2:1  
Ps 295
Brooklyn, NY
Public PK - 05 497 13.4:1 1 miles
Ps 39 Henry Bristow
Brooklyn, NY
Public PK - 05 425 15.9:1 1 miles
St Joseph the Worker Catholic Academy
Brooklyn, NY
Private PK - 08 305 18:1 1 miles
St Saviour Catholic Academy
Brooklyn, NY
Private PK - 08 370 16:1 1 miles
Al-Madinah School
Brooklyn, NY
Private PK - 12 803 13:1 1 miles
Ps 124 Silas B Dutcher
Brooklyn, NY
Public PK - 05 343 12.9:1 1 miles
Al-Noor School
Brooklyn, NY
Private PK - 12 629 12:1 1 miles
New Voices School of Academic and Creative Arts
Brooklyn, NY
Public 06 - 08 541 15.5:1 1 miles
Brooklyn Urban Garden Charter School
Brooklyn, NY
Public 06 - 08 290 9.6:1 1 miles
Magnet School of Math Science & Design Tech
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Public PK - 05 948 10.7:1 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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