P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry

P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry serves 583 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 53%.
P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry operates within the New York City School District.

Overview

The student population of 583 students has declined by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 38% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 583 students
P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry Total Students (2006-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry Total Classroom Teachers (2006-2013)
Students by Grade P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less 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 18:1 13:1
P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry Student : Teacher Ratio (2006-2013)
Hispanic
9%
24%
P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry Hispanic (2006-2013)
Black
88%
19%
P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry Black (2006-2013)
White
2%
47%
P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry White (2006-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
All Ethnic Groups P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry Sch Ethnicity P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry 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.
0.22 0.36
P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry 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.
66%
41%
P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry 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.
5%
7%
P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 27,412 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name New York City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
45
3
Number of Students Managed 27,412 1,324
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 Pathways College Preparatory School: A College Bo (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is I.S. 192 The Linden (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 134 Hollis (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HollisP.S. 134 Hollis
    20302 109th Ave
    HollisNY 11423
    (718)464-5544
    0.4 mi | 514 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Saint AlbansI.S. 192 The Linden
    10989 204th St
    Saint AlbansNY 11412
    (718)479-5540
    0.5 mi | 571 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Saint AlbansPathways College Preparatory School: A College Bo
    10989 204th St
    Saint AlbansNY 11412
    (718)454-4957
    0.5 mi | 564 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • HollisCambria Heights Academy
    18804 91st Ave
    HollisNY 11423
    (718)776-2815
    0.6 mi | 239 students | Gr. 9-11                      
  • HollisP.S. 35 Nathaniel Woodhull
    19102 90th Ave
    HollisNY 11423
    (718)465-6820
    0.7 mi | 671 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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