P.S. 12 Lewis And Clark School

2555 Tratman Ave,

Bronx, NY, 10461

Tel: (718)409-9040
Grades: 6-12

273 students

P.S. 12 Lewis And Clark School serves 273 students in grades 6-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
P.S. 12 Lewis And Clark School operates within the Nyc Special s - 75 School District.

Overview

The student population of 273 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 28% over five years.
School Type Special education school
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 273 students
P.S. 12 Lewis And Clark School Total Students (2008-2012)
Gender % 76% Male / 24%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
P.S. 12 Lewis And Clark School Total Classroom Teachers (2008-2012)
Students by Grade P.S. 12 Lewis And Clark School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 7:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1 13:1
P.S. 12 Lewis And Clark School Student : Teacher Ratio (2008-2012)
American Indian
1%
1%
P.S. 12 Lewis And Clark School American Indian (2008-2012)
Asian
1%
8%
P.S. 12 Lewis And Clark School Asian (2010-2012)
Hispanic
54%
23%
P.S. 12 Lewis And Clark School Hispanic (2008-2012)
Black
41%
19%
P.S. 12 Lewis And Clark School Black (2008-2012)
White
1%
48%
P.S. 12 Lewis And Clark School White (2008-2012)
All Ethnic Groups P.S. 12 Lewis And Clark School Sch Ethnicity P.S. 12 Lewis And Clark School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.55 0.35
P.S. 12 Lewis And Clark School Diversity Score (2008-2012)
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.
67%
42%
P.S. 12 Lewis And Clark School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2012)
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 7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 22,390 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Nyc Special s - 75 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
58
3
Number of Students Managed 22,390 1,324
Nyc Special s -  75 School District Number of Students Managed (2006-2012)
District Total Revenue n/a $29 MM
District Spending n/a $29 MM
District Revenue / Student n/a $21,692
District Spending / Student n/a $21,514
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is P.S. 721 Steven Mcsweeney School (0.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is P.S. 721 Steven Mcsweeney School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 721 Steven Mcsweeney School (0.3 miles away)
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  • Recommended November 15, 2012 - The support given to us by the two assistant principals has really added to our ability to understand and teach our students. Their guidance and patience is greatly appreciated. - Posted by Teacher

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