Ps 255



Ps 255 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 255 Students by Grade
PK 1
K 14
1 8
2 2
3 2
4 6
5 3
6 1
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 377

Ps 255 is a public elementary school located in Flushing, NY in the Nyc Special Schools - District 75 School District. It enrolls 414 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 255 is the 1,624th largest public school in New York and the 30,643rd largest nationally. It has 4.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 414
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 4.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 95.57
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 30,643rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 1,624th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 9th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 32nd out of 2,753

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Ps 255 Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 329
(79%)
14,549
(74%)
 Female 85
(21%)
5,190
(26%)

Ps 255 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 165
(40%)
7,490
(38%)
 White 111
(27%)
3,096
(16%)
 Asian 83
(20%)
1,471
(7%)
 Black 45
(11%)
7,254
(37%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
276
(1%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
152
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ps 255 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 215
(52%)
7,525
(38%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 191
(46%)
11,974
(61%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(2%)
240
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Ps 255 is ranked 1,332nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 255 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.1%) is slightly lower than the state average of 53.2%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 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
2013 413
2014 425
2015 414

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
2013 3.3
2014 4.1
2015 4.3

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
2013 0.50847457627119
2014 0.45882352941176
2015 0.48067632850242

Compare Ps 255 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
430.0% 4.3:1
 
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 48.1%
 
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ps 255
Flushing, NY
Public PK - 06 414 4.3:1  
St Nicholas of Tolentine School
Jamaica, NY
Private PK - 08 337 22:1 1 miles
Al-Mamoor School
Fresh Meadows, NY
Private PK - 10 223 10:1 1 miles
Queens School of Inquiry (the)
Flushing, NY
Public 06 - 12 552 13.3:1 1 miles
Queens Centers for Progress (ucp of Queens)
Jamaica, NY
Private PK - PK 141 10:1 1 miles
Phyllis L Susser School for Exceptional Children I
Flushing, NY
Private UG - UG 83 6:1 1 miles
Holy Family Catholic Academy
Flushing, NY
Private PK - 08 202 17:1 1 miles
Yeshiva of Central Queens
Flushing, NY
Private PK - 08 933 11:1 1 miles
Queens Collegiate - a College Board School
Jamaica, NY
Public 06 - 12 651 16.1:1 1 miles
Solomon Schechter School of Queens
Flushing, NY
Private PK - 08 331 7:1 1 miles
Ps 154
Flushing, NY
Public PK - 05 732 15.6:1 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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