I.S. 96 Seth Low

I.S. 96 Seth Low serves 759 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
I.S. 96 Seth Low operates within the New York City Geographic #21 School District.

Overview

The student population of 759 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 759 students
I.S. 96 Seth Low Total Students (2006-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
I.S. 96 Seth Low Total Classroom Teachers (2006-2012)
Students by Grade I.S. 96 Seth Low Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.75 is more 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
I.S. 96 Seth Low Student : Teacher Ratio (2006-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
32%
8%
I.S. 96 Seth Low Asian (2006-2012)
Hispanic
29%
23%
I.S. 96 Seth Low Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
13%
19%
I.S. 96 Seth Low Black (2006-2012)
White
24%
48%
I.S. 96 Seth Low White (2006-2012)
All Ethnic Groups I.S. 96 Seth Low Sch Ethnicity I.S. 96 Seth Low 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.
0.75 0.68
I.S. 96 Seth Low 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.
68%
42%
I.S. 96 Seth Low 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.
15%
7%
I.S. 96 Seth Low Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 33,731 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #21 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
40
3
Number of Students Managed 33,731 1,136
New York City Geographic  #21 School District Number of Students Managed (2006-2011)
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 Brooklyn Studio Secondary School (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Brooklyn Studio Secondary School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brooklyn School Of Inquiry (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Brooklyn The Academy Of Talented Scholars
    50 Ave P
    Brooklyn , NY , 11218
    (718)621-2730
    0.1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Brooklyn Brooklyn School Of Inquiry
    50 Ave P
    Brooklyn , NY , 11218
    (718)621-5730
    0.1  mi  |  255  students  |  Gr.  KG-3
  • Brooklyn Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award P.S. 247
    7000 21st Ave
    Brooklyn , NY , 11204
    (718)236-4205
    0.3  mi  |  761  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Brooklyn P.S. 97 The Highlawn
    1855 Stillwell Ave
    Brooklyn , NY , 11223
    (718)372-7393
    0.4  mi  |  805  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Brooklyn P.S. 177 The Marlboro
    346 Ave P
    Brooklyn , NY , 11204
    (718)375-9506
    0.5  mi  |  944  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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