Ps 43



Ps 43 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 43 Students by Grade
PK 68
K 105
1 110
2 115
3 109
4 102
5 120
6 98
7 88
8 70
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 4

Ps 43 is a public elementary school located in Far Rockaway, NY in the New York City Geographic District #27 School District. It enrolls 989 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 43 is the 128th largest public school in New York and the 1,430th largest nationally. It has 15.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 989
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 65.08
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,430th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 128th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 1,992nd out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 194th out of 2,753

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Ps 43 Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 512
(52%)
17,457
(49%)
 Male 477
(48%)
18,203
(51%)

Ps 43 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 593
(60%)
8,438
(24%)
 Hispanic 303
(31%)
13,555
(38%)
 Asian 39
(4%)
8,043
(23%)
 White 39
(4%)
4,037
(11%)
 American Indian 11
(1%)
1,371
(4%)
 Two or More 4
(0%)
216
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ps 43 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 842
(85%)
24,028
(67%)
 Not Eligible 119
(12%)
8,878
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(3%)
2,754
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Ps 43 is ranked 63rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 43 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 43 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1322
2006 1364
2007 1375
2008 1349
2009 1331
2010 1237
2011 1247
2012 1068
2013 1026
2014 996
2015 989

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13
2006 13.2
2007 12.7
2008 12.2
2009 13.3
2010 12.5
2011 14.9
2012 12.9
2013 14.2
2014 14.7
2015 15.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.9357034795764
2006 0.89882697947214
2007 0.88363636363636
2008 0.87916975537435
2009
2010 0.86257073565077
2011 0.87810745789896
2012 0.99719101123596
2013 0.85477582846004
2014 0.84738955823293
2015 0.87967644084934

Compare Ps 43 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,520.0% 15.2:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 88.0%
 

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Public PK - 08 989 15.2:1  
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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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