P.S. 140 Nathan Straus

Tel: (212)677-4680
Grades: PK-8

410 students

P.S. 140 Nathan Straus serves 410 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 53%.
P.S. 140 Nathan Straus operates within the New York City School District.

Overview

The student population of 410 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 410 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 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 14:1 13:1
American Indian
1% 1%
Asian
4%
8%
Hispanic
78%
24%
Black
15%
19%
White
2%
47%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.37 0.36
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.
65%
41%
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.
4%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 12,365 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name New York City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
30
3
Number of Students Managed 12,365 1,015
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 Lower East Side Preparatory High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is School For Global Leaders (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Manhattan Charter School (0 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Middle Schools Middle Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • New YorkManhattan Charter School
    Charter School
    100 Attorney St
    New YorkNY 10002
    (212)533-2743
    Charter School

    0 mi | 260 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • New YorkP.S. 142 Amalia Castro
    100 Attorney St
    New YorkNY 10002
    (212)598-3800
    0 mi | 415 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • New YorkLower East Side Preparatory High School
    Alternative School
    145 Stanton St4th Fl
    New YorkNY 10002
    (212)505-6366
    Alternative School

    0.2 mi | 485 students | Gr. 10-12                      
  • New YorkMarta Valle High School
    145 Stanton St
    New YorkNY 10002
    (212)473-8152
    0.2 mi | 361 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • New YorkSchool For Global Leaders
    145 Stanton St
    New YorkNY 10002
    (212)260-5375
    0.2 mi | 249 students | Gr. 6-8                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Recent legislation that allows Illinois public schools to demand students’ social media passwords has renewed the debate about students’ right to privacy at school.
Measles in School: A Parent’s Guide in 2015
Measles, the once eradicated disease, has made a comeback in the U.S. in recent months, and a recent study estimates only 50% of people are immunized. The outbreak has raised questions about immunizations and the safety of children in public schools. Learn how to keep your children healthy and reduce their measles risk.
The Surprising Way Schools are Saving Money on Ed Tech
With technology advancing and changing faster than ever, how can educators and schools keep up? The answer: refurbished ed tech.