P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry

P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry serves 585 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry operates within the New York City Geographic #29 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 585 students has declined by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 37% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 585 students
P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry Total Students (2006-2014)
Gender % P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry Total Teachers (2006-2014)
Students by Grade P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less 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 17:1 14:1
P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2014)
Asian
2%
9%
P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry Asian Students (2006-2013)
Hispanic
10%
25%
P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry Black Students (2006-2013)
Black
88%
18%
P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry Black Students (2006-2013)
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.
0.22 0.36
P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry 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.
94%
42%
P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry 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%
P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2013)

District Comparison

New York City Geographic #29 School District's student population of 26,680 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #29 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
47
2
Number of Students Managed 26,680 926
New York City Geographic  #29 School District Students Managed (2004-2014)
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 Cambria Heights Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is I.S. 192 The Linden (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 134 Hollis (0.6 miles away)
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  • HollisCambria Heights Academy
    Grades: 9-12 | 341 students
    0.6 miles
    18804 91st Ave
    HollisNY 11423
    (718)776-2815
    0.69-12341
  • HollisP.S. 134 Hollis
    Grades: PK-5 | 491 students
    0.6 miles
    20302 109th Ave
    HollisNY 11423
    (718)464-5544
    0.6PK-5491
  • Saint AlbansI.S. 192 The Linden
    Grades: 6-8 | 536 students
    0.7 miles
    10989 204th St
    Saint AlbansNY 11412
    (718)479-5540
    0.76-8536
  • HollisP.S. 35 Nathaniel Woodhull
    Grades: PK-5 | 673 students
    0.7 miles
    19102 90th Ave
    HollisNY 11423
    (718)465-6820
    0.7PK-5673
  • Saint AlbansPathways College Preparatory School: A College Bo
    Grades: 6-12 | 553 students
    0.7 miles
    10989 204th St
    Saint AlbansNY 11412
    (718)454-4957
    0.76-12553

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