P.S. 135 Sheldon A Brookner

P.S. 135 Sheldon A Brookner serves 775 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 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. 135 Sheldon A Brookner operates within the New York City Geographic #18 School District.

Overview

The student population of 775 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 775 students
P.S. 135 Sheldon A Brookner Total Students (2006-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
P.S. 135 Sheldon A Brookner Total Classroom Teachers (2006-2012)
Students by Grade P.S. 135 Sheldon A Brookner Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 1.03. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 13:1
P.S. 135 Sheldon A Brookner Student : Teacher Ratio (2006-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
8%
P.S. 135 Sheldon A Brookner Asian (2010-2011)
Hispanic
4%
23%
P.S. 135 Sheldon A Brookner Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
93%
19%
P.S. 135 Sheldon A Brookner Black (2006-2012)
White
1%
48%
P.S. 135 Sheldon A Brookner White (2006-2012)
All Ethnic Groups P.S. 135 Sheldon A Brookner Sch Ethnicity P.S. 135 Sheldon A Brookner 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.
0.13 1.03
P.S. 135 Sheldon A Brookner 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.
81%
42%
P.S. 135 Sheldon A Brookner 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.
6%
7%
P.S. 135 Sheldon A Brookner Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 17,890 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #18 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
33
3
Number of Students Managed 17,890 1,324
New York City Geographic  #18 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 Arts And Media Preparatory Academy (0.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Middle School Of Marketing And Legal Studies (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 268 Emma Lazarus (0.4 miles away)
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