P.S. 136 Roy Wilkins

P.S. 136 Roy Wilkins serves 617 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
P.S. 136 Roy Wilkins operates within the New York City Geographic #29 School District.

Overview

The student population of 617 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 617 students
P.S. 136 Roy Wilkins Total Students (2006-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
P.S. 136 Roy Wilkins Total Classroom Teachers (2006-2012)
Students by Grade P.S. 136 Roy Wilkins 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 0.19 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 14:1 13:1
P.S. 136 Roy Wilkins Student : Teacher Ratio (2006-2012)
American Indian
3%
1%
P.S. 136 Roy Wilkins American Indian (2009-2012)
Asian
n/a
8%
P.S. 136 Roy Wilkins Asian (2008-2011)
Hispanic
5%
23%
P.S. 136 Roy Wilkins Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
90%
19%
P.S. 136 Roy Wilkins Black (2006-2012)
White
n/a
48%
P.S. 136 Roy Wilkins White (2006-2012)
All Ethnic Groups P.S. 136 Roy Wilkins Sch Ethnicity P.S. 136 Roy Wilkins 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.
0.19 1.03
P.S. 136 Roy Wilkins 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.
74%
42%
P.S. 136 Roy Wilkins 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.
8%
7%
P.S. 136 Roy Wilkins Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 27,049 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 27,049 1,324
New York City Geographic  #29 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 Humanities And Arts Magnet High School (0.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is I.S. 192 The Linden (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pathways College Preparatory School: A College Bo (0.6 miles away)
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