P.S. 243 The Weeksville School

P.S. 243 The Weeksville School serves 286 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than 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%.
P.S. 243 The Weeksville School operates within the New York City Geographic #16 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 286 students has declined by 20% over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 286 students
P.S. 243 The Weeksville School Total Students (2006-2014)
Gender % P.S. 243 The Weeksville School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
P.S. 243 The Weeksville School Total Teachers (2006-2014)
Students by Grade P.S. 243 The Weeksville School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 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 9:1 14:1
P.S. 243 The Weeksville School 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.
0.43 0.36
P.S. 243 The Weeksville School 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.
83%
42%
P.S. 243 The Weeksville School 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. 243 The Weeksville School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,201 students has decreased by 24% over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #16 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
2
Number of Students Managed 8,201 926
New York City Geographic  #16 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 Academy For Health Careers (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Middle School For Academic And Social Excellence (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pathways Technology Early College High School (0.2 miles away)
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