Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School



Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School Students by Grade
PK 31
K 37
1 44
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 88
7 81
8 90
9 118
10 101
11 90
12 76
UG 1

Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School is a public elementary school located in New York, NY in the New York City Geographic District # 6 School District. It enrolls 757 students in grades 1st through 12th. Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School is the 356th largest public school in New York and the 5,751st largest nationally. It has 14.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 757
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 53.88
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,751st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 356th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 1,484th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 378th out of 2,753

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Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 427
(56%)
9,549
(51%)
 Female 330
(44%)
9,150
(49%)

Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 713
(94%)
16,546
(88%)
 Black 24
(3%)
913
(5%)
 White 14
(2%)
938
(5%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
180
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
88
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
34
(0%)

Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 535
(71%)
14,609
(78%)
 Not Eligible 215
(28%)
3,339
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(1%)
751
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School is ranked 304th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.6%) 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.

Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 154
2007 235
2008 331
2009 427
2010 525
2011 602
2012 625
2013 653
2014 711
2015 757

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 14
2007 12.4
2008 11.8
2009 12.6
2010 12.8
2011 12.5
2012 13
2013 13.6
2014 14.5
2015 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006 0.8961038961039
2007 0.95744680851064
2008 0.90634441087613
2009
2010 0.92190476190476
2011 0.9202657807309
2012 0.728
2013 0.80857580398162
2014 0.74402250351617
2015 0.71598414795244

Compare Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 71.6%
 

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Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School
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Public PK - 12 757 14:1  
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Private PK - 08 84 10:1 1 miles
Ps 132 Juan Pablo Duarte
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Public KG - 05 448 12.9:1 1 miles
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High Schools Elementary Schools

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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