Ps 234 Independence School



Ps 234 Independence School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 234 Independence School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 142
1 134
2 116
3 120
4 101
5 110
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ps 234 Independence School is a public elementary school located in New York, NY in the New York City Geographic District # 2 School District. It enrolls 723 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 234 Independence School is the 406th largest public school in New York and the 7,009th largest nationally. It has 15.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 723
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 47.95
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,009th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 406th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 1,949th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 530th out of 2,753

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Ps 234 Independence School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 364
(50%)
14,440
(51%)
 Female 359
(50%)
13,855
(49%)

Ps 234 Independence School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 504
(70%)
11,686
(41%)
 Asian 79
(11%)
8,002
(28%)
 Two or More 69
(10%)
1,296
(5%)
 Hispanic 60
(8%)
4,984
(18%)
 Black 9
(1%)
2,152
(8%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
175
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ps 234 Independence School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 698
(97%)
18,786
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 20
(3%)
8,546
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 5
(1%)
963
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Ps 234 Independence School is ranked 2,460th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 234 Independence School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (3.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 53.2%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 234 Independence School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 691
2006 695
2007 755
2008 817
2009 820
2010 846
2011 827
2012 824
2013 785
2014 728
2015 723

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.7
2006 15.4
2007 16.1
2008 16
2009 16.4
2010 16.3
2011 15.9
2012 16.8
2013 17.8
2014 15.5
2015 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.086830680173661
2006 0.083453237410072
2007 0.094039735099338
2008 0.074663402692778
2009
2010 0.078014184397163
2011 0.066505441354293
2012 0.064320388349515
2013 0.057324840764331
2014 0.04532967032967
2015 0.034578146611342

Compare Ps 234 Independence School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 3.5%
 
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 05 723 15.1:1  
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Public 06 - 08 387 12.9:1 1 miles
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Public 06 - 08 289 16.2:1 1 miles
Ps 89
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Public PK - 05 426 14.7:1 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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