Ps 239



Ps 239 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 239 Students by Grade
PK 40
K 101
1 83
2 81
3 93
4 109
5 108
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 4

Ps 239 is a public elementary school located in Ridgewood, NY in the New York City Geographic District #24 School District. It enrolls 619 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 239 is the 672nd largest public school in New York and the 12,415th largest nationally. It has 13.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 619
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 46.7
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,415th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 672nd out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 1,164th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 589th out of 2,753

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Ps 239 Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 333
(54%)
22,888
(52%)
 Female 286
(46%)
21,371
(48%)

Ps 239 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 470
(76%)
27,940
(63%)
 Asian 79
(13%)
8,824
(20%)
 White 54
(9%)
6,405
(14%)
 Black 15
(2%)
805
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
165
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
120
(0%)

Ps 239 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 551
(89%)
29,063
(66%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 39
(6%)
2,604
(6%)
 Not Eligible 29
(5%)
12,592
(28%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Ps 239 is ranked 230th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 239 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.3%) is significantly 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 239 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 811
2006 826
2007 792
2008 797
2009 790
2010 809
2011 783
2012 741
2013 700
2014 653
2015 619

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.3
2006 15.7
2007 13.9
2008 12.3
2009 12.2
2010 12
2011 13.5
2012 14.2
2013 13.5
2014 13.3
2015 13.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.93094944512947
2006 0.91767554479419
2007 0.9229797979798
2008 0.82057716436637
2009
2010 0.91841779975278
2011 0.9029374201788
2012 0.97840755735493
2013 0.92571428571429
2014 0.94333843797856
2015 0.95315024232633

Compare Ps 239 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,330.0% 13.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 95.3%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ps 239
Ridgewood, NY
Public PK - 05 619 13.3:1  
All City Leadership Secondary School
Brooklyn, NY
Public 06 - 12 385 22.8:1 1 miles
Bushwick Ascend Charter School
Brooklyn, NY
Public KG - 06 745 13.8:1 1 miles
Robert E Peary School
Ridgewood, NY
Public PK - 08 542 4.4:1 1 miles
Schools Sisters of Notre Dame
Ridgewood, NY
Private PK - 08 394 20:1 1 miles
Notre Dame Catholic Academy
Ridgewood, NY
Private PK - 08 328 22:1 1 miles
Ps 88 Seneca
Ridgewood, NY
Public PK - 05 1,068 15.1:1 1 miles
St Matthias School
Ridgewood, NY
Private PK - 08 397 18:1 1 miles
Ps 151 Lyndon B Johnson
Brooklyn, NY
Public PK - 05 310 11:1 1 miles
Is 77
Ridgewood, NY
Public 05 - 08 1,018 15:1 1 miles
Ps 68 Cambridge
Ridgewood, NY
Public PK - 05 768 15.4:1 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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