I.S. 96 Seth Low

I.S. 96 Seth Low serves 702 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 54%.
I.S. 96 Seth Low operates within the New York City Geographic #21 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 702 students has declined by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 702 students
I.S. 96 Seth Low Total Students (2006-2014)
Gender % I.S. 96 Seth Low Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
I.S. 96 Seth Low Total Teachers (2006-2014)
Students by Grade I.S. 96 Seth Low Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.73 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
I.S. 96 Seth Low Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.73 0.36
I.S. 96 Seth Low Diversity Score (2006-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
97%
42%
I.S. 96 Seth Low Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
5%
I.S. 96 Seth Low Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2013)

District Comparison

New York City Geographic #21 School District's student population of 33,641 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #21 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
40
2
Number of Students Managed 33,641 926
New York City Geographic  #21 School District Students Managed (2006-2014)
District Total Revenue n/a $29 MM
District Spending n/a $30 MM
District Revenue / Student n/a $23,859
District Spending / Student n/a $24,841
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Brooklyn Studio Secondary School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Brooklyn Studio Secondary School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Academy Of Talented Scholars (the) (0.1 miles away)
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  • Brooklyn Academy Of Talented Scholars (the)
    Grades: KG-5 | 342 students
    0.1 miles
    50 Ave P
    BrooklynNY 11218
    (718)621-2730
    0.1KG-5342
  • BrooklynBrooklyn School Of Inquiry
    Grades: KG-5 | 374 students
    0.1 miles
    50 Ave P
    BrooklynNY 11218
    (718)621-5730
    0.1KG-5374
  • Brooklyn P.S. 247
    Grades: PK-5 | 793 students
    0.3 miles
    7000 21st Ave
    BrooklynNY 11204
    (718)236-4205
    0.3PK-5793
  • BrooklynP.S. 97 The Highlawn
    Grades: PK-5 | 821 students
    0.4 miles
    1855 Stillwell Ave
    BrooklynNY 11223
    (718)372-7393
    0.4PK-5821
  • BrooklynBrooklyn Studio Secondary School
    Grades: 6-12 | 897 students
    0.5 miles
    8310 21st Ave
    BrooklynNY 11214
    (718)266-5032
    0.56-12897

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