P.S. 153 Maspeth Elementary School

P.S. 153 Maspeth Elementary School serves 1,463 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 53%.
P.S. 153 Maspeth Elementary School operates within the New York City School District.

Overview

The student population of 1463 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 84 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 1,463 students
P.S. 153 Maspeth Elementary School Total Students (2006-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 84 teachers
P.S. 153 Maspeth Elementary School Total Teachers (2006-2013)
Students by Grade P.S. 153 Maspeth Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 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 17:1 13:1
P.S. 153 Maspeth Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
6%
8%
P.S. 153 Maspeth Elementary School Asian Students (2006-2013)
Hispanic
49%
24%
P.S. 153 Maspeth Elementary School Black Students (2006-2013)
White
44%
47%
P.S. 153 Maspeth Elementary School White Students (2006-2013)
All Ethnic Groups P.S. 153 Maspeth Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.57 0.36
P.S. 153 Maspeth Elementary School Diversity Score (2006-2013)
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.
58%
41%
P.S. 153 Maspeth Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2013)
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.
12%
7%
P.S. 153 Maspeth Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 57,189 students has grown by 17% over five years.
School District Name New York City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
51
3
Number of Students Managed 57,189 1,015
New York City School District Students Managed (2004-2013)
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 Grover Cleveland High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is I.S. 93 Ridgewood (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 71 Forest (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • RidgewoodP.S. 71 Forest
    6285 Forest Ave
    RidgewoodNY 11385
    (718)821-7772
    0.4 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 986 students                      
  • MaspethP.S. 9
    Special Education School
    5874 57th St
    MaspethNY 11378
    (718)456-7105
    Special Education School

    0.5 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 613 students                      
  • RidgewoodGrover Cleveland High School
    2127 Himrod St
    RidgewoodNY 11385
    (718)381-9600
    0.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1929 students                      
  • RidgewoodI.S. 93 Ridgewood
    6656 Forest Ave
    RidgewoodNY 11385
    (718)821-4882
    0.7 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1276 students                      
  • RidgewoodLearners And Leaders Elementary School
    378 Seneca Ave
    RidgewoodNY 11385
    (718)366-1061
    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-3 | 391 students                      

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