Ps 87 William Sherman



Ps 87 William Sherman Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 87 William Sherman Students by Grade
PK 17
K 168
1 145
2 151
3 137
4 122
5 119
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 2

Ps 87 William Sherman is a public elementary school located in New York, NY in the New York City Geographic District # 3 School District. It enrolls 861 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 87 William Sherman is the 229th largest public school in New York and the 3,010th largest nationally. It has 14.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 861
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 60.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,010th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 229th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 1,568th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 248th out of 2,753

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Ps 87 William Sherman Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 431
(50%)
6,987
(50%)
 Female 430
(50%)
7,037
(50%)

Ps 87 William Sherman Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 553
(64%)
4,835
(34%)
 Hispanic 126
(15%)
4,245
(30%)
 Two or More 76
(9%)
538
(4%)
 Asian 58
(7%)
928
(7%)
 Black 42
(5%)
3,386
(24%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
92
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ps 87 William Sherman Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 801
(93%)
7,805
(56%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 54
(6%)
5,808
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(1%)
411
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Ps 87 William Sherman is ranked 2,263rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 87 William Sherman students on free and reduced lunch assistance (7.0%) 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 87 William Sherman Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 889
2006 874
2007 899
2008 919
2009 1004
2010 980
2011 963
2012 949
2013 902
2014 860
2015 861

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.4
2006 16
2007 15.8
2008 15.8
2009 16.8
2010 15.2
2011 16
2012 15.6
2013 15.3
2014 15.6
2015 14.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.49381327334083
2006 0.2162471395881
2007 0.19354838709677
2008 0.16430903155604
2009
2010 0.1234693877551
2011 0.091381100726895
2012 0.093782929399368
2013 0.08980044345898
2014 0.091860465116279
2015 0.069686411149826

Compare Ps 87 William Sherman 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
This School 7.0%
 
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ps 87 William Sherman
New York, NY
Public PK - 05 861 14.2:1  
Bilingual Buds Inc
New York, NY
Private PK - 04 64 4:1 1 miles
Calhoun School
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Private PK - 12 746 6:1 1 miles
The Geneva School of Manhattan West Campus
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Private PK - 04 140 7:1 1 miles
Metropolitan Montessori School
New York, NY
Private PK - 06 185 4:1 1 miles
Beit Rabban Day School
New York, NY
Private PK - 05 105 7:1 1 miles
Dwight School
New York, NY
Private PK - 12 865 4:1 1 miles
Bilingual Buds Inc
New York, NY
Private PK - 04 64 4:1 1 miles
St Gregory the Great School
New York, NY
Private PK - 10 205 17:1 1 miles
Parkside School
New York, NY
Private UG - UG 83 3:1 1 miles
Collegiate School
New York, NY
Private KG - 12 651 8:1 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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