Ps/Is 157 Benjamin Franklin Heath and Science (the)



Ps/Is 157 Benjamin Franklin Heath and Science (the) Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps/Is 157 Benjamin Franklin Heath and Science (the) Students by Grade
PK 29
K 58
1 50
2 40
3 56
4 62
5 37
6 54
7 62
8 52
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 1

Ps/Is 157 Benjamin Franklin Heath and Science (the) is a public elementary school located in Brooklyn, NY in the New York City Geographic District #14 School District. It enrolls 501 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps/Is 157 Benjamin Franklin Heath and Science (the) is the 1,122nd largest public school in New York and the 21,827th largest nationally. It has 12.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 501
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 38.73
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,827th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 1,122nd out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 988th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 1,032nd out of 2,753

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Ps/Is 157 Benjamin Franklin Heath and Science (the) Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 263
(52%)
6,592
(50%)
 Female 238
(48%)
6,701
(50%)

Ps/Is 157 Benjamin Franklin Heath and Science (the) Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 395
(79%)
8,057
(61%)
 Black 81
(16%)
2,376
(18%)
 White 21
(4%)
2,224
(17%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
469
(4%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
109
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
58
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ps/Is 157 Benjamin Franklin Heath and Science (the) Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 356
(71%)
8,083
(61%)
 Not Eligible 145
(29%)
4,805
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
405
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Ps/Is 157 Benjamin Franklin Heath and Science (the) is ranked 701st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps/Is 157 Benjamin Franklin Heath and Science (the) students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.1%) is 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/Is 157 Benjamin Franklin Heath and Science (the) Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 325
2006 327
2007 333
2008 364
2009 388
2010 381
2011 422
2012 476
2013 556
2014 542
2015 501

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.6
2006 10.2
2007 10.4
2008 10.7
2009 12.1
2010 10.9
2011 12.1
2012 12.5
2013 13.2
2014 13.5
2015 12.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.80923076923077
2006 0.80428134556575
2007 0.81681681681682
2008 0.80769230769231
2009
2010 0.8503937007874
2011 0.85545023696682
2012 0.85924369747899
2013 0.75359712230216
2014 0.76937269372694
2015 0.71057884231537

Compare Ps/Is 157 Benjamin Franklin Heath and Science (the) 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 71.1%
 

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Public PK - 08 501 12.9:1  
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