Special Music School



Special Music School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Special Music School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 13
1 15
2 16
3 16
4 15
5 15
6 16
7 15
8 16
9 39
10 49
11 52
12 0

Special Music School is a public elementary school located in New York, NY in the New York City Geographic District # 3 School District. It enrolls 277 students in grades 1st through 12th. Special Music School is the 2,374th largest public school in New York and the 43,475th largest nationally. It has 12.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 277
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.86
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 43,475th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 2,374th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 899th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 2,313th out of 2,753

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Special Music School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 140
(51%)
7,037
(50%)
 Male 137
(49%)
6,987
(50%)

Special Music School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 122
(44%)
4,835
(34%)
 Asian 44
(16%)
928
(7%)
 Hispanic 39
(14%)
4,245
(30%)
 Black 37
(13%)
3,386
(24%)
 Two or More 35
(13%)
538
(4%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
92
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Special Music School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 226
(82%)
7,805
(56%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 45
(16%)
5,808
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(2%)
411
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Special Music School is ranked 2,305th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Special Music School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (18.4%) 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.

Special Music School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 134
2010 134
2011 138
2012 137
2013 191
2014 228
2015 277

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 13.4
2010 16.7
2011 11.5
2012 11.4
2013 12.7
2014 13.4
2015 12.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009
2010 0.059701492537313
2011 0.072463768115942
2012 0.094890510948905
2013 0.1413612565445
2014 0.16228070175439
2015 0.1841155234657

Compare Special Music School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,270.0% 12.7:1
 
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 18.4%
 
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 11 277 12.7:1  
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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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