Ps 161 Arthur Ashe School



Ps 161 Arthur Ashe School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 161 Arthur Ashe School Students by Grade
PK 31
K 124
1 103
2 119
3 129
4 114
5 85
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 1

Ps 161 Arthur Ashe School is a public elementary school located in Jamaica, NY in the New York City Geographic District #28 School District. It enrolls 706 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 161 Arthur Ashe School is the 429th largest public school in New York and the 7,721st largest nationally. It has 14.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 706
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 47.65
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,721st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 429th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 1,824th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 540th out of 2,753

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Ps 161 Arthur Ashe School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 369
(52%)
13,721
(51%)
 Female 337
(48%)
13,378
(49%)

Ps 161 Arthur Ashe School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 437
(62%)
7,624
(28%)
 Hispanic 127
(18%)
6,956
(26%)
 American Indian 72
(10%)
957
(4%)
 Black 47
(7%)
6,612
(24%)
 White 14
(2%)
4,460
(16%)
 Two or More 9
(1%)
490
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ps 161 Arthur Ashe School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 554
(78%)
15,507
(57%)
 Not Eligible 82
(12%)
9,629
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 70
(10%)
1,963
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Ps 161 Arthur Ashe School is ranked 188th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 161 Arthur Ashe School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.4%) 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 161 Arthur Ashe School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 833
2006 830
2007 784
2008 808
2009 810
2010 797
2011 764
2012 669
2013 708
2014 678
2015 706

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.4
2006 14.8
2007 13.1
2008 14.2
2009 15
2010 14.5
2011 14.4
2012 14.5
2013 16.1
2014 14.4
2015 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.96758703481393
2006 0.94819277108434
2007 0.9234693877551
2008 0.92079207920792
2009
2010 0.92471769134253
2011 0.91492146596859
2012 0.92077727952167
2013 0.88135593220339
2014 0.9070796460177
2015 0.88385269121813

Compare Ps 161 Arthur Ashe School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 88.4%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ps 161 Arthur Ashe School
Jamaica, NY
Public PK - 05 706 14.8:1  
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Public PK - 05 527 15.4:1 1 miles
Ps 108 Capt Vincent G Fowler
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Private PK - 08 376 18:1 1 miles
Ps 121
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Public PK - 05 956 16.8:1 1 miles
Ps 56 Harry Eichler
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Public 02 - 05 411 15.2:1 1 miles
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Academy
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Private PK - 08 600 21:1 1 miles
Ps 54 Hillside
Richmond Hill, NY
Public KG - 05 590 13.7:1 1 miles
Ps 50 Talfourd Lawn Elementary School
Jamaica, NY
Public PK - 05 804 15.5:1 1 miles
Ps 62 Chester Park School
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Public PK - 05 951 17.7:1 1 miles
Ps 51
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Public PK - 01 255 15.3:1 1 miles
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