Ps 171 Peter G Van Alst



Ps 171 Peter G Van Alst Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 171 Peter G Van Alst Students by Grade
PK 42
K 78
1 76
2 85
3 93
4 76
5 65
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 6

Ps 171 Peter G Van Alst is a public elementary school located in Long Island City, NY in the New York City Geographic District #30 School District. It enrolls 521 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 171 Peter G Van Alst is the 1,025th largest public school in New York and the 19,993rd largest nationally. It has 12.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 521
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.02
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,993rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 1,025th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 772nd out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 796th out of 2,753

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Ps 171 Peter G Van Alst Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 270
(52%)
14,926
(50%)
 Female 251
(48%)
14,911
(50%)

Ps 171 Peter G Van Alst Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 250
(48%)
16,419
(55%)
 Black 143
(28%)
1,857
(6%)
 Asian 105
(20%)
6,546
(22%)
 White 19
(4%)
4,566
(15%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
177
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
272
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ps 171 Peter G Van Alst Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 457
(88%)
18,752
(63%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(7%)
1,511
(5%)
 Not Eligible 26
(5%)
9,574
(32%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Ps 171 Peter G Van Alst is ranked 379th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 171 Peter G Van Alst students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.0%) 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 171 Peter G Van Alst Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 757
2006 747
2007 699
2008 651
2009 650
2010 621
2011 593
2012 605
2013 575
2014 561
2015 521

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.5
2006 11.9
2007 11.6
2008 10.7
2009 12
2010 11.8
2011 12.1
2012 15.1
2013 13.4
2014 14
2015 12.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.97225891677675
2006 0.95582329317269
2007 0.94420600858369
2008 0.81566820276498
2009
2010 0.84380032206119
2011 0.89881956155143
2012 0.91735537190083
2013 0.85217391304348
2014 0.93582887700535
2015 0.95009596928983

Compare Ps 171 Peter G Van Alst to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,240.0% 12.4:1
 
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 95.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ps 171 Peter G Van Alst
Long Island City, NY
Public PK - 05 521 12.4:1  
Young Womens Leadership School
Long Island City, NY
Public 06 - 12 558 15.5:1 1 miles
Voice Charter School of New York
Long Island City, NY
Public KG - 08 628 15:1 1 miles
St Catherine & George
Astoria, NY
Private PK - 12 523 10:1 1 miles
Brearley School
New York, NY
Private KG - 12 705 7:1 1 miles
Albert Shanker School for Visual and Performing Arts
Long Island City, NY
Public 06 - 08 581 14.2:1 1 miles
Ps 122 Mamie Fay
Astoria, NY
Public PK - 08 1,387 19.4:1 1 miles
Les Enfants Montessori School
Astoria, NY
Private PK - 03 100 4:1 1 miles
Ps 85 Judge Charles Vallone
Long Island City, NY
Public PK - 05 593 16.1:1 1 miles
Academy for New Americans
Astoria, NY
Public 06 - 08 135 11.3:1 1 miles
Ps 234
Astoria, NY
Public PK - 05 601 15.1:1 1 miles
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