Ps 197 Ocean School (the)



Ps 197 Ocean School (the) Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 197 Ocean School (the) Students by Grade
PK 51
K 99
1 108
2 94
3 74
4 70
5 71
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
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Ps 197 Ocean School (the) is a public elementary school located in Far Rockaway, NY in the New York City Geographic District #27 School District. It enrolls 573 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 197 Ocean School (the) is the 837th largest public school in New York and the 15,584th largest nationally. It has 12.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 573
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 45.17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,584th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 837th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 899th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 632nd out of 2,753

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Ps 197 Ocean School (the) Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 324
(57%)
18,203
(51%)
 Female 249
(43%)
17,457
(49%)

Ps 197 Ocean School (the) Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 307
(54%)
8,438
(24%)
 Hispanic 224
(39%)
13,555
(38%)
 White 29
(5%)
4,037
(11%)
 Asian 9
(2%)
8,043
(23%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
1,371
(4%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
216
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ps 197 Ocean School (the) Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 479
(84%)
24,028
(67%)
 Not Eligible 69
(12%)
8,878
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(4%)
2,754
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Ps 197 Ocean School (the) is ranked 364th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 197 Ocean School (the) students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.0%) 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 197 Ocean School (the) Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 566
2006 524
2007 479
2008 474
2009 513
2010 540
2011 513
2012 502
2013 525
2014 541
2015 573

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.6
2006 11.9
2007 10.4
2008 11.6
2009 12.2
2010 12.2
2011 13.5
2012 13.6
2013 14.9
2014 12.7
2015 12.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.97526501766784
2006 0.94465648854962
2007 0.92066805845511
2008 0.97257383966245
2009
2010 0.99444444444444
2011 0.97076023391813
2012 0.94422310756972
2013 0.87047619047619
2014 0.86506469500924
2015 0.87958115183246

Compare Ps 197 Ocean School (the) to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,270.0% 12.7:1
 
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 88.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Ps 197 Ocean School (the)
Far Rockaway, NY
Public PK - 05 573 12.7:1  
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Private PK - 12 1,954 7:1 1 miles
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Private PK - 03 160 12:1 1 miles
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Private PK - 12 1,848 9:1 1 miles
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Private PK - 08 290 10:1 1 miles
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Public 06 - 08 325 16.8:1 1 miles
Bnos Bais Yaakov / Tichon Meir Moshe
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Private PK - 12 1,010 10:1 1 miles
Ps 253
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Public PK - 05 572 14:1 1 miles
Village Academy
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Public 06 - 08 313 11.7:1 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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