Ps 126 Jacob August Riis



Ps 126 Jacob August Riis Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 126 Jacob August Riis Students by Grade
PK 31
K 60
1 72
2 70
3 76
4 57
5 54
6 121
7 109
8 109
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ps 126 Jacob August Riis is a public elementary school located in New York, NY in the New York City Geographic District # 2 School District. It enrolls 759 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 126 Jacob August Riis is the 352nd largest public school in New York and the 5,678th largest nationally. It has 13.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 759
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 55.71
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,678th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 352nd out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 1,305th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 340th out of 2,753

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Ps 126 Jacob August Riis Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 397
(52%)
14,440
(51%)
 Female 362
(48%)
13,855
(49%)

Ps 126 Jacob August Riis Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 442
(58%)
8,002
(28%)
 Hispanic 157
(21%)
4,984
(18%)
 Black 85
(11%)
2,152
(8%)
 White 59
(8%)
11,686
(41%)
 Two or More 14
(2%)
1,296
(5%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
175
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ps 126 Jacob August Riis Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 561
(74%)
8,546
(30%)
 Not Eligible 154
(20%)
18,786
(66%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 44
(6%)
963
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Ps 126 Jacob August Riis is ranked 209th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 126 Jacob August Riis students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.7%) is 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 126 Jacob August Riis Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 663
2006 706
2007 723
2008 771
2009 786
2010 785
2011 785
2012 818
2013 834
2014 809
2015 759

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.1
2006 11.2
2007 11.8
2008 12
2009 11.9
2010 12.2
2011 13.2
2012 14.7
2013 14.2
2014 14
2015 13.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.83861236802413
2006 0.78186968838527
2007 0.7731673582296
2008 0.75226977950713
2009
2010 0.71847133757962
2011 0.74904458598726
2012 0.73471882640587
2013 0.73860911270983
2014 0.78615574783684
2015 0.79710144927536

Compare Ps 126 Jacob August Riis to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,360.0% 13.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 79.7%
 

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Public PK - 08 759 13.6:1  
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