Ps 256



Ps 256 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 256 Students by Grade
PK 8
K 9
1 8
2 12
3 8
4 4
5 16
6 18
7 18
8 21
9 53
10 39
11 36
12 12
UG 168

Ps 256 is a public elementary school located in Syosset, NY in the Nyc Special Schools - District 75 School District. It enrolls 430 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 256 is the 1,514th largest public school in New York and the 28,529th largest nationally. It has 4.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 430
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 4.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 105
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,529th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in New York: 1,514th out of 2,712
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 12th out of 2,708
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 13th out of 2,708

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Ps 256 Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 336
(78%)
13,422
(75%)
 Female 94
(22%)
4,494
(25%)

Ps 256 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 250
(58%)
7,069
(39%)
 Hispanic 109
(25%)
6,530
(36%)
 White 55
(13%)
2,717
(15%)
 Asian 14
(3%)
1,037
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
111
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
184
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
268
(1%)

Ps 256 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 430
(100%)
14,910
(83%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
220
(1%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
2,786
(16%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

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 256 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 429
2006 451
2007 444
2008 405
2009 411
2010 461
2011 411
2012 430

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 5.1
2006 5.3
2007 4.8
2008 5
2009 5.1
2010 4.8
2011 4.5
2012 4.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.88811188811189
2006 0.80709534368071
2007 0.52252252252252
2008 N/A
2009
2010 0.56399132321041
2011 0.6301703163017
2012 N/A

Compare Ps 256 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
410.0% 4.1:1
 
1,284.7% 12.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 0.0%
 
State Average 53.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ps 256
Syosset, NY
Public PK - 12 430 4.1:1  
Greentrees Country Day School
Syosset, NY
Private PK - 01 101 4:1 1 miles
The Center for Developmental Disabilities
Woodbury, NY
Private UG - UG 99 5:1 1 miles
Variety Child Learning Center
Syosset, NY
Private PK - KG 301 10:1 1 miles
Village Elementary School
Syosset, NY
Public KG - 05 393 13.1:1 1 miles
St Edward Confessor School
Syosset, NY
Private PK - 08 206 7:1 1 miles
South Woods Middle School
Syosset, NY
Public 06 - 08 746 10.2:1 1 miles
Berry Hill Elementary School
Syosset, NY
Public KG - 05 385 12.4:1 1 miles
Willits Elementary School
Syosset, NY
Public KG - 05 341 11:1 2 miles
Baylis Elementary School
Plainview, NY
Public KG - 05 407 14.5:1 2 miles
H B Thompson Middle School
Syosset, NY
Public 06 - 08 821 10.2:1 2 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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