Ps 97 Forest Park



Ps 97 Forest Park Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ps 97 Forest Park Students by Grade
PK 40
K 112
1 113
2 133
3 116
4 122
5 101
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 1

Ps 97 Forest Park is a public elementary school located in Woodhaven, NY in the New York City Geographic District #27 School District. It enrolls 738 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ps 97 Forest Park is the 386th largest public school in New York and the 6,461st largest nationally. It has 15.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 738
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 46.79
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,461st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 386th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 2,198th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 584th out of 2,753

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Ps 97 Forest Park Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 389
(53%)
18,203
(51%)
 Female 349
(47%)
17,457
(49%)

Ps 97 Forest Park Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 540
(73%)
13,555
(38%)
 Asian 143
(19%)
8,043
(23%)
 White 25
(3%)
4,037
(11%)
 Black 17
(2%)
8,438
(24%)
 American Indian 8
(1%)
1,371
(4%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
216
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ps 97 Forest Park Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 568
(77%)
24,028
(67%)
 Not Eligible 95
(13%)
8,878
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 75
(10%)
2,754
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Ps 97 Forest Park is ranked 173rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ps 97 Forest Park students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.1%) 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 97 Forest Park Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 649
2006 712
2007 715
2008 742
2009 754
2010 731
2011 721
2012 704
2013 696
2014 706
2015 738

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.2
2006 13.4
2007 12.3
2008 12.4
2009 12.4
2010 12.4
2011 13.6
2012 14.7
2013 17.4
2014 15.7
2015 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.88751926040062
2006 0.87359550561798
2007 0.86713286713287
2008 0.83288409703504
2009
2010 0.88645690834473
2011 0.87239944521498
2012 0.88494318181818
2013 0.85775862068966
2014 0.88668555240793
2015 0.87127371273713

Compare Ps 97 Forest Park to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 87.1%
 

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Public PK - 05 738 15.8:1  
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