Ps 255



Ps 255 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 255 Students by Grade
PK 5
K 9
1 14
2 7
3 4
4 5
5 1
6 1
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 370

Ps 255 is a public elementary school located in Flushing, NY in the Nyc Special Schools - District 75 School District. It enrolls 416 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 255 is the 1,598th largest public school in New York and the 29,975th largest nationally. It has 3.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 416
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 3.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 121.01
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 29,975th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in New York: 1,598th out of 2,712
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 6th out of 2,708
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 5th out of 2,708

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Ps 255 Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 347
(83%)
13,422
(75%)
 Female 69
(17%)
4,494
(25%)

Ps 255 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 150
(36%)
6,530
(36%)
 White 98
(24%)
2,717
(15%)
 Asian 85
(20%)
1,037
(6%)
 Black 57
(14%)
7,069
(39%)
 Two or More 12
(3%)
268
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 10
(2%)
111
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
184
(1%)

Ps 255 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 416
(100%)
14,910
(83%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
220
(1%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
2,786
(16%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

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 255 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 319
2006 325
2007 333
2008 381
2009 404
2010 402
2011 403
2012 416

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 3.3
2006 3.4
2007 3.2
2008 3.4
2009 3.4
2010 3.1
2011 3.3
2012 3.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.6551724137931
2006 0.70769230769231
2007 0.62162162162162
2008 N/A
2009
2010 0.54975124378109
2011 0.62282878411911
2012 N/A

Compare Ps 255 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
340.0% 3.4:1
 
1,284.7% 12.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 0.0%
 
State Average 53.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ps 255
Flushing, NY
Public PK - 07 416 3.4:1  
St Nicholas of Tolentine School
Jamaica, NY
Private PK - 08 308 25:1 1 miles
Yeshiva Ketana of Queens
Flushing, NY
Private KG - 08 387 9:1 1 miles
Queens School of Inquiry (the)
Flushing, NY
Public 06 - 12 589 16.4:1 1 miles
Birch Family Services
Flushing, NY
Private UG - UG 86 9:1 1 miles
Yeshiva of Central Queens
Flushing, NY
Private PK - 08 900 15:1 1 miles
Holy Family School
Flushing, NY
Private PK - 08 244 21:1 1 miles
Jamaica Day School of St Demetrios
Jamaica, NY
Private PK - 08 143 6:1 1 miles
Queens Collegiate - a College Board School
Jamaica, NY
Public 06 - 12 637 13.7:1 1 miles
Solomon Schechter School of Queens
Flushing, NY
Private PK - 08 395 7:1 1 miles
Ps 154
Flushing, NY
Public PK - 05 684 18.5:1 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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