Ps 354



Ps 354 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 354 Students by Grade
PK 37
K 101
1 103
2 105
3 111
4 84
5 92
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ps 354 is a public elementary school located in Jamaica, NY in the New York City Geographic District #28 School District. It enrolls 633 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 354 is the 621st largest public school in New York and the 11,542nd largest nationally. It has 14.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 633
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 44.71
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,542nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 621st out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 1,568th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 660th out of 2,753

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Ps 354 Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 346
(55%)
13,721
(51%)
 Female 287
(45%)
13,378
(49%)

Ps 354 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 571
(90%)
6,612
(24%)
 Hispanic 38
(6%)
6,956
(26%)
 Asian 13
(2%)
7,624
(28%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
957
(4%)
 White 3
(0%)
4,460
(16%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
490
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ps 354 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 461
(73%)
15,507
(57%)
 Not Eligible 108
(17%)
9,629
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 64
(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 354 is ranked 331st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 354 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.9%) 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 354 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2011 263
2012 362
2013 436
2014 575
2015 633

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2011 13.2
2012 13.9
2013 15
2014 16
2015 14.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2011 N/A
2012 0.86740331491713
2013 0.84862385321101
2014 0.82434782608696
2015 0.82938388625592

Compare Ps 354 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,420.0% 14.2:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 82.9%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ps 354
Jamaica, NY
Public PK - 05 633 14.2:1  
Cynthia Jenkins School
Jamaica, NY
Public PK - 05 550 12.6:1 1 miles
Riverton Street Charter School
St. Albans, NY
Public KG - 08 833 19.9:1 1 miles
Ps 223 Lyndon B Johnson
Jamaica, NY
Public PK - 05 603 14.4:1 1 miles
Rochdale Early Advantage Charter School
Jamaica, NY
Public PK - 05 247 11.2:1 1 miles
Eagle Academy for Young Men III
Jamaica, NY
Public 06 - 11 492 14.3:1 1 miles
Aunty Jean'S Pl Inc D/B/A Paccor Kid Preschool
Jamaica, NY
Private PK - KG 85 7:1 1 miles
Catherine and Count Basie Middle School 72
Jamaica, NY
Public 06 - 08 601 13.2:1 1 miles
Ps 140 Edward K Ellington
Jamaica, NY
Public PK - 05 516 16.1:1 1 miles
Redwood Middle School
Jamaica, NY
Public 06 - 07 201 12.7:1 1 miles
Ps 80 Thurgood Marshall Magnet of Multimedia
Jamaica, NY
Public PK - 08 553 13.5:1 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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