Young Scholars Academy for Discovery and Exploration



Young Scholars Academy for Discovery and Exploration Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Young Scholars Academy for Discovery and Exploration Students by Grade
PK 24
K 25
1 26
2 31
3 31
4 27
5 23
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Young Scholars Academy for Discovery and Exploration is a public elementary school located in Brooklyn, NY in the New York City Geographic District #16 School District. It enrolls 187 students in grades 1st through 12th. Young Scholars Academy for Discovery and Exploration is the 2,655th largest public school in New York and the 49,147th largest nationally. It has 16.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 187
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 11.04
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 49,147th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 2,655th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 2,471st out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 2,701st out of 2,753

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Young Scholars Academy for Discovery and Exploration Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 100
(53%)
2,542
(49%)
 Male 87
(47%)
2,625
(51%)

Young Scholars Academy for Discovery and Exploration Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 95
(51%)
3,875
(75%)
 Hispanic 84
(45%)
1,047
(20%)
 White 5
(3%)
91
(2%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
86
(2%)
 Two or More 1
(1%)
20
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
48
(1%)

Young Scholars Academy for Discovery and Exploration Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 172
(92%)
4,121
(80%)
 Not Eligible 11
(6%)
882
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(2%)
164
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Young Scholars Academy for Discovery and Exploration is ranked 1,459th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Young Scholars Academy for Discovery and Exploration students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.1%) 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.

Young Scholars Academy for Discovery and Exploration Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 235
2009 233
2010 214
2011 208
2012 196
2013 192
2014 181
2015 187

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 12.1
2009 11.9
2010 13.4
2011 13
2012 13.1
2013 12.8
2014 12.1
2015 16.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008 N/A
2009
2010 0.98130841121495
2011 0.92307692307692
2012 0.94897959183673
2013 0.85416666666667
2014 0.93922651933702
2015 0.94117647058824

Compare Young Scholars Academy for Discovery and Exploration to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,690.0% 16.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 94.1%
 

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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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