P.S. 91 Richard Arkwright

P.S. 91 Richard Arkwright serves 842 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
P.S. 91 Richard Arkwright operates within the New York City Geographic #24 School District.

Overview

The student population of 842 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 842 students
P.S. 91 Richard Arkwright Total Students (2006-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
P.S. 91 Richard Arkwright Total Classroom Teachers (2006-2012)
Students by Grade P.S. 91 Richard Arkwright Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 13:1
P.S. 91 Richard Arkwright Student : Teacher Ratio (2006-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
8%
P.S. 91 Richard Arkwright Asian (2006-2012)
Hispanic
52%
23%
P.S. 91 Richard Arkwright Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
2%
19%
P.S. 91 Richard Arkwright Black (2006-2012)
White
40%
48%
P.S. 91 Richard Arkwright White (2006-2012)
All Ethnic Groups P.S. 91 Richard Arkwright Sch Ethnicity P.S. 91 Richard Arkwright 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.
0.57 0.68
P.S. 91 Richard Arkwright Diversity Score (2006-2012)
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.
59%
42%
P.S. 91 Richard Arkwright Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2012)
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.
13%
7%
P.S. 91 Richard Arkwright Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 56,042 students has grown by 5830% over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #24 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
50
3
Number of Students Managed 56,042 1,136
New York City Geographic  #24 School District Number of Students Managed (2004-2012)
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 Robert E Peary School (1.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is I.S. 119 The Glendale (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 88 Seneca (0.6 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Glendale I.S. 119 The Glendale
    74 01 78th Ave
    Glendale , NY , 11385
    (718)326-8261
    0.5  mi  |  901  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Ridgewood P.S. 88 Seneca
    60 85 Catalpa Ave
    Ridgewood , NY , 11385
    (718)821-8121
    0.6  mi  |  1087  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Ridgewood P.S. 68 Cambridge
    59 09 St Felix Ave
    Ridgewood , NY , 11385
    (718)821-7246
    0.8  mi  |  759  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Middle Village P.S. 128 The Lorraine Tuzzo Juniper Valley Elementary School
    69 10 65th Dr
    Middle Village , NY , 11379
    (718)326-6210
    0.8  mi  |  798  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Ridgewood I.S. 93 Ridgewood
    66 56 Forest Ave
    Ridgewood , NY , 11385
    (718)821-4882
    0.9  mi  |  1298  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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