P.S. 253

P.S. 253 serves 801 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 54%.
P.S. 253 operates within the New York City Geographic #21 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 801 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 801 students
P.S. 253 Total Students (2006-2014)
Gender % P.S. 253 Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
P.S. 253 Total Teachers (2006-2014)
Students by Grade P.S. 253 Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 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 15:1 14:1
P.S. 253 Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2014)
Asian
38%
9%
P.S. 253 Asian Students (2006-2013)
Hispanic
44%
25%
P.S. 253 Black Students (2006-2013)
White
17%
46%
P.S. 253 White Students (2006-2013)
Two or more races
1%
1%
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.
0.64 0.36
P.S. 253 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.
95%
42%
P.S. 253 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. 253 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 William E Grady Career And Technical Education Hig High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is P.S. 771 (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 225 The Eileen E Zaglin (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BrooklynWilliam E Grady Career And Technical Education Hig High SchoolVocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 639 students
    0.2 miles
    25 Brighton 4th Rd
    BrooklynNY 11235
    (718)332-5000
    0.29-12639
  • BrooklynAbraham Lincoln High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2284 students
    0.3 miles
    2800 Ocean Parkway
    BrooklynNY 11235
    (718)333-7400
    0.39-122284
  • BrooklynP.S. 225 The Eileen E Zaglin
    Grades: PK-8 | 906 students
    0.3 miles
    1075 Oceanview Ave
    BrooklynNY 11235
    (718)743-9793
    0.3PK-8906
  • BrooklynP.S. 771Special Education School
    Grades: KG-12 | 418 students
    0.3 miles
    1075 Oceanview Ave
    BrooklynNY 11235
    (718)891-3600
    0.3KG-12418
  • BrooklynP.S. 370Special Education School
    Grades: KG-12 | 250 students
    0.4 miles
    3000 West 1st St
    BrooklynNY 11224
    (718)372-3777
    0.4KG-12250

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