Ps 239



Ps 239 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 239 Students by Grade
PK 33
K 102
1 122
2 118
3 127
4 108
5 126
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 5

Ps 239 is a public elementary school located in Ridgewood, NY in the New York City Geographic District #24 School District. It enrolls 741 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 239 is the 360th largest public school in New York and the 5,971st largest nationally. It has 14.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 741
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 52
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,971st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in New York: 360th out of 2,712
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 1,404th out of 2,708
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 372nd out of 2,708

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Ps 239 Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 390
(53%)
21,433
(51%)
 Female 351
(47%)
20,279
(49%)

Ps 239 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 556
(75%)
25,956
(62%)
 Asian 90
(12%)
8,250
(20%)
 White 66
(9%)
6,295
(15%)
 Black 27
(4%)
802
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
118
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
221
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
70
(0%)

Ps 239 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 702
(95%)
24,898
(60%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(3%)
4,135
(10%)
 Not Eligible 16
(2%)
12,679
(30%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,632 ranked schools in New York, Ps 239 is ranked 152nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 239 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.7%. 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

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

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

Compare Ps 239 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,284.7% 12.8:1
 
1,420.0% 14.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 97.8%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ps 239
Ridgewood, NY
Public PK - 05 741 14.2:1  
Robert E Peary School
Ridgewood, NY
Public PK - 11 474 4.7:1 1 miles
All City Leadership Secondary School
Brooklyn, NY
Public 06 - 12 296 19.7:1 1 miles
St Brigid School
Brooklyn, NY
Private PK - 08 242 18:1 1 miles
Notre Dame Catholic Academy
Ridgewood, NY
Private PK - 08 296 22:1 1 miles
Pope John Paul II Family Academy
Brooklyn, NY
Private PK - 04 151 14:1 1 miles
Ps 81 Jean Paul Richter
Glendale, NY
Public KG - 05 1,033 16:1 1 miles
St Matthias School
Ridgewood, NY
Private PK - 08 408 17:1 1 miles
Ps 68 Cambridge
Ridgewood, NY
Public PK - 05 783 15.7:1 1 miles
Ps 88 Seneca
Ridgewood, NY
Public PK - 05 1,085 16:1 1 miles
Is 93 Ridgewood
Ridgewood, NY
Public 06 - 08 1,276 15.2:1 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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