P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry

P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry serves 601 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry operates within the New York City Geographic #29 School District.

Overview

The student population of 601 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 31% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 601 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 37 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 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less 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 16:1 13:1
Hispanic
9%
23%
Black
86%
19%
White
1%
48%
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.
0.25 0.35
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%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 27,468 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #29 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
45
3
Number of Students Managed 27,468 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 Cambria Heights Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cambria Heights Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cambria Heights Academy (0.6 miles away)
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  • HollisCambria Heights Academy
    188 04 91st Ave
    HollisNY 11423
    (718)776-2815
    0.6 mi | 145 students | Gr. 9-10                      
  • HollisP.S. 134 Hollis
    203 02 109th Ave
    HollisNY 11423
    (718)464-5544
    0.6 mi | 512 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Saint AlbansI.S. 192 The Linden
    109 89 204th St
    Saint AlbansNY 11412
    (718)479-5540
    0.7 mi | 639 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Saint AlbansPathways College Preparatory School: A College Bo
    109 89 204th St
    Saint AlbansNY 11412
    (718)454-4957
    0.7 mi | 555 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • HollisP.S. 35 Nathaniel Woodhull
    191 02 90th Ave
    HollisNY 11423
    (718)465-6820
    0.7 mi | 681 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Queens County, NY public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.51, which is higher than the New York average of 0.35. The most diverse school district in Queens County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New York or national school diversity statistics.