Ps 56 Lewis H Latimer



Ps 56 Lewis H Latimer Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 56 Lewis H Latimer Students by Grade
PK 14
K 33
1 35
2 33
3 26
4 31
5 34
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ps 56 Lewis H Latimer is a public elementary school located in Brooklyn, NY in the New York City Geographic District #13 School District. It enrolls 206 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 56 Lewis H Latimer is the 2,617th largest public school in New York and the 48,159th largest nationally. It has 12.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 206
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 16.53
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 48,159th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 2,617th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 810th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 2,579th out of 2,753

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Ps 56 Lewis H Latimer Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 105
(51%)
5,050
(48%)
 Female 101
(49%)
5,372
(52%)

Ps 56 Lewis H Latimer Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 164
(80%)
5,767
(55%)
 Hispanic 22
(11%)
2,105
(20%)
 Asian 9
(4%)
537
(5%)
 White 9
(4%)
1,610
(15%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
306
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
97
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ps 56 Lewis H Latimer Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 157
(76%)
6,156
(59%)
 Not Eligible 35
(17%)
3,786
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(7%)
480
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Ps 56 Lewis H Latimer is ranked 1,492nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 56 Lewis H Latimer students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.0%) 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 56 Lewis H Latimer Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 408
2006 358
2007 349
2008 323
2009 296
2010 290
2011 258
2012 238
2013 235
2014 230
2015 206

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10
2006 10.1
2007 11.6
2008 10.1
2009 9.5
2010 10.3
2011 11.7
2012 11.9
2013 13.1
2014 12.1
2015 12.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.94607843137255
2006 0.91620111731844
2007 0.85959885386819
2008 0.89473684210526
2009
2010 0.91724137931034
2011 0.88372093023256
2012 0.90336134453782
2013 0.86382978723404
2014 0.81739130434783
2015 0.83009708737864

Compare Ps 56 Lewis H Latimer to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,250.0% 12.5:1
 
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 83.0%
 

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Public PK - 05 206 12.5:1  
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Private PK - 05 54 6:1 1 miles
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