P.S. 235 Lenox School

P.S. 235 Lenox School serves 1,246 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 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 53%.
P.S. 235 Lenox School operates within the New York City Geographic #18 School District.

Overview

The student population of 1246 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 1,246 students
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less 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 18:1 13:1
Hispanic
3%
24%
Black
96%
19%
White
1%
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.
0.08 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.
62%
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.
13%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 18,385 students has decreased by 10% over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #18 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
33
3
Number of Students Managed 18,385 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 High School For Public Service-heroes Of Tomorrow (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is School For Democracy And Leadership (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is School For Democracy And Leadership (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BrooklynHigh School For Public Service-heroes Of Tomorrow
    600 Kingston Ave
    BrooklynNY 11203
    (718)756-5325
    0.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 432 students                      
  • BrooklynInternational Arts Business School
    600 Kingston Ave
    BrooklynNY 11201
    (718)467-7400
    0.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 204 students                      
  • BrooklynSchool For Democracy And Leadership
    600 Kingston Ave
    BrooklynNY 11203
    (718)771-4865
    0.3 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 360 students                      
  • BrooklynSchool For Human Rights (the)
    600 Kingston Ave
    BrooklynNY 11203
    (718)771-4793
    0.3 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 388 students                      
  • BrooklynBrooklyn Institute For Liberal Arts
    600 Kingston Ave
    BrooklynNY 11203
    (718)221-1097
    0.3 mi | Gr. 9 | 95 students                      

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  • Recommended November 25, 2013 - This is vey nice and a very academic school. I like that. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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