I.S. 96 Seth Low

I.S. 96 Seth Low serves 744 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 53%.
I.S. 96 Seth Low operates within the New York City Geographic #21 School District.

Overview

The student population of 744 students has declined by 34% over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 34% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 744 students
I.S. 96 Seth Low Total Students (2006-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
I.S. 96 Seth Low Total Teachers (2006-2013)
Students by Grade I.S. 96 Seth Low 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 0.74 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 13:1
I.S. 96 Seth Low Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
33%
8%
I.S. 96 Seth Low Asian Students (2006-2013)
Hispanic
29%
24%
I.S. 96 Seth Low Black Students (2006-2013)
Black
14%
19%
I.S. 96 Seth Low Black Students (2006-2013)
White
23%
47%
I.S. 96 Seth Low White Students (2006-2013)
All Ethnic Groups I.S. 96 Seth Low All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.74 0.36
I.S. 96 Seth Low Diversity Score (2006-2013)
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%
41%
I.S. 96 Seth Low Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2013)
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.
14%
7%
I.S. 96 Seth Low Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 33,480 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 33,480 1,015
New York City Geographic  #21 School District Students Managed (2006-2013)
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: 2013 (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 Academy Of Talented Scholars (the) (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BrooklynAcademy Of Talented Scholars (the)
    50 Ave P
    BrooklynNY 11218
    (718)621-2730
    0.1 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 297 students                      
  • BrooklynBrooklyn School Of Inquiry
    50 Ave P
    BrooklynNY 11218
    (718)621-5730
    0.1 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 314 students                      
  • Brooklyn P.S. 247
    7000 21st Ave
    BrooklynNY 11204
    (718)236-4205
    0.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 753 students                      
  • BrooklynP.S. 97 The Highlawn
    1855 Stillwell Ave
    BrooklynNY 11223
    (718)372-7393
    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 816 students                      
  • BrooklynP.S. 177 The Marlboro
    346 Ave P
    BrooklynNY 11204
    (718)375-9506
    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 973 students                      

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