P.S. 243 The Weeksville School

P.S. 243 The Weeksville School serves 359 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower 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. 243 The Weeksville School operates within the New York City Geographic #16 School District.

Overview

The student population of 359 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 359 students
P.S. 243 The Weeksville School Total Students (2006-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
P.S. 243 The Weeksville School Total Classroom Teachers (2006-2012)
Students by Grade P.S. 243 The Weeksville School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 13:1
P.S. 243 The Weeksville School Student : Teacher Ratio (2006-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
8%
P.S. 243 The Weeksville School Asian (2008-2012)
Hispanic
19%
23%
P.S. 243 The Weeksville School Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
77%
19%
P.S. 243 The Weeksville School Black (2006-2012)
White
n/a
48%
P.S. 243 The Weeksville School White (2007-2012)
All Ethnic Groups P.S. 243 The Weeksville School Sch Ethnicity P.S. 243 The Weeksville School 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.
0.37 0.68
P.S. 243 The Weeksville School 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.
87%
42%
P.S. 243 The Weeksville School 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.
3%
7%
P.S. 243 The Weeksville School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,398 students has grown by 2488% over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #16 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
3
Number of Students Managed 9,398 1,136
New York City Geographic  #16 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 Pathways Technical Early College High School (0.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Pathways Technical Early College High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kipp Amp Charter School (0.3 miles away)
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