P.S. 143 Louis Armstrong

P.S. 143 Louis Armstrong serves 1,666 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
P.S. 143 Louis Armstrong operates within the New York City Geographic #24 School District.

Overview

The student population of 1666 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 104 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 1,666 students
P.S. 143 Louis Armstrong Total Students (2006-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 104 teachers
P.S. 143 Louis Armstrong Total Classroom Teachers (2006-2012)
Students by Grade P.S. 143 Louis Armstrong Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 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
P.S. 143 Louis Armstrong Student : Teacher Ratio (2006-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
8%
P.S. 143 Louis Armstrong Asian (2006-2012)
Hispanic
91%
23%
P.S. 143 Louis Armstrong Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
1%
19%
P.S. 143 Louis Armstrong Black (2006-2012)
White
n/a
48%
P.S. 143 Louis Armstrong White (2006-2010)
All Ethnic Groups P.S. 143 Louis Armstrong Sch Ethnicity P.S. 143 Louis Armstrong 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.
0.17 0.35
P.S. 143 Louis Armstrong 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.
88%
42%
P.S. 143 Louis Armstrong 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.
2%
7%
P.S. 143 Louis Armstrong Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 56,042 students has grown by 12% over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #24 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
50
3
Number of Students Managed 56,042 1,324
New York City Geographic  #24 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 Pan American International High School (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is I.S. 61 Leonardo Da Vinci (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 28 Thomas Emanuel Early Childhood Center (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Corona P.S. 28 Thomas Emanuel Early Childhood Center
    109 10 47th Ave
    Corona , NY , 11368
    (718)271-4971
    0.6  mi  |  524  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Corona Pioneer Academy
    40 20 100th St
    Corona , NY , 11368
    (718)779-5068
    0.7  mi  |  753  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Corona P.S. 92 Harry T Stewart Senior
    99 01 34th Ave
    Corona , NY , 11368
    (718)533-1013
    0.7  mi  |  906  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Corona P.S. 19 Marino Jeantet
    98 02 Roosevelt Ave
    Corona , NY , 11368
    (718)424-5859
    0.8  mi  |  2002  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Jackson Heights P.S. 280
    34 20 94th St
    Jackson Heights , NY , 11372
    (718)424-9031
    0.9  mi  |  216  students  |  Gr.  KG-1

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