Ps 56 Louis Desario School (the)



Ps 56 Louis Desario School (the) Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 56 Louis Desario School (the) Students by Grade
PK 61
K 74
1 97
2 87
3 119
4 92
5 118
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 1

Ps 56 Louis Desario School (the) is a public elementary school located in Staten Island, NY in the New York City Geographic District #31 School District. It enrolls 649 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 56 Louis Desario School (the) is the 581st largest public school in New York and the 10,552nd largest nationally. It has 15.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 649
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.91
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,552nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 581st out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 1,949th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 754th out of 2,753

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Ps 56 Louis Desario School (the) Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 325
(50%)
20,799
(49%)
 Male 324
(50%)
21,989
(51%)

Ps 56 Louis Desario School (the) Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 524
(81%)
21,121
(49%)
 Hispanic 85
(13%)
12,202
(29%)
 Asian 28
(4%)
3,333
(8%)
 Black 8
(1%)
5,369
(13%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
598
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
165
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ps 56 Louis Desario School (the) Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 402
(62%)
18,821
(44%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 180
(28%)
20,812
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 67
(10%)
3,155
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Ps 56 Louis Desario School (the) is ranked 1,075th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 56 Louis Desario School (the) students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.1%) is 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 56 Louis Desario School (the) Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 751
2006 747
2007 765
2008 766
2009 769
2010 783
2011 769
2012 761
2013 731
2014 691
2015 649

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16
2006 17.2
2007 16.5
2008 16.5
2009 17.1
2010 17
2011 17.9
2012 18.1
2013 18.3
2014 14.7
2015 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.33555259653795
2006 0.37349397590361
2007 0.32679738562092
2008 0.32767624020888
2009
2010 0.40102171136654
2011 0.40312093628088
2012 0.40210249671485
2013 0.3953488372093
2014 0.39363241678726
2015 0.38058551617874

Compare Ps 56 Louis Desario School (the) to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 38.1%
 
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public PK - 05 649 15.1:1  
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