Ps 280



Ps 280 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 280 Students by Grade
PK 0
K 104
1 122
2 117
3 135
4 125
5 97
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 2

Ps 280 is a public elementary school located in Jackson Heights, NY in the New York City Geographic District #30 School District. It enrolls 702 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 280 is the 441st largest public school in New York and the 7,904th largest nationally. It has 16.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 702
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.94
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,904th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 441st out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 2,441st out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 814th out of 2,753

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Ps 280 Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 362
(52%)
14,926
(50%)
 Female 340
(48%)
14,911
(50%)

Ps 280 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 636
(91%)
16,419
(55%)
 Asian 46
(7%)
6,546
(22%)
 White 10
(1%)
4,566
(15%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
177
(1%)
 Black 4
(1%)
1,857
(6%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
272
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ps 280 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 638
(91%)
18,752
(63%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 44
(6%)
1,511
(5%)
 Not Eligible 20
(3%)
9,574
(32%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Ps 280 is ranked 138th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 280 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.2%) 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 280 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2010 107
2011 216
2012 365
2013 482
2014 577
2015 702

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2010 10.7
2011 12.7
2012 15.2
2013 15.5
2014 16.5
2015 16.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2010 0.95327102803738
2011 0.91666666666667
2012 0.93698630136986
2013 0.95850622406639
2014 0.96880415944541
2015 0.97150997150997

Compare Ps 280 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,670.0% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 97.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ps 280
Jackson Heights, NY
Public KG - 05 702 16.7:1  
Ps 149 Christa Mcauliffe
Jackson Heights, NY
Public KG - 05 1,183 15.2:1 1 miles
Ps 212
Jackson Heights, NY
Public PK - 05 808 16.2:1 1 miles
St Joan of Arc Elementary School
Jackson Heights, NY
Private PK - 08 483 15:1 1 miles
A Childs Place Too
East Elmhurst, NY
Private PK - 05 133 8:1 1 miles
A Child'S Place Day School
East Elmhurst, NY
Private PK - 05 144 5:1 1 miles
Ps 19 Marino Jeantet
Corona, NY
Public KG - 05 2,000 14.8:1 1 miles
Our Lady of Sorrows Cath Ac
Corona, NY
Private PK - 08 269 21:1 1 miles
Is 227 Louis Armstrong
East Elmhurst, NY
Public 05 - 08 1,568 16.4:1 1 miles
East Elmhurst Community School
East Elmhurst, NY
Public KG - 02 240 15.1:1 1 miles
Ps 92 Harry T Stewart Sr
Corona, NY
Public PK - 05 861 13.2:1 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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