P.S. 244 Richard R Green

P.S. 244 Richard R Green serves 801 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 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. 244 Richard R Green operates within the New York City Geographic #18 School District.

Overview

The student population of 801 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 801 students
P.S. 244 Richard R Green Total Students (2006-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 67 teachers
P.S. 244 Richard R Green Total Classroom Teachers (2006-2012)
Students by Grade P.S. 244 Richard R Green Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 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 12:1 13:1
P.S. 244 Richard R Green Student : Teacher Ratio (2006-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
8%
Hispanic
2%
23%
P.S. 244 Richard R Green Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
96%
19%
P.S. 244 Richard R Green Black (2006-2012)
White
n/a
48%
P.S. 244 Richard R Green White (2006-2012)
All Ethnic Groups P.S. 244 Richard R Green Sch Ethnicity P.S. 244 Richard R Green 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.
0.08 0.68
P.S. 244 Richard R Green 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.
68%
42%
P.S. 244 Richard R Green 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.
7%
7%
P.S. 244 Richard R Green Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 18,996 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #18 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
33
3
Number of Students Managed 18,996 1,136
New York City Geographic  #18 School District Number of Students Managed (2004-2011)
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 Kurt Hahn Expeditionary Learning School (0.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is I.S. 285 Meyer Levin (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is New Hope Academy Charter School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Brooklyn Kurt Hahn Expeditionary Learning School
    5800 Tilden Ave
    Brooklyn , NY , 11203
    (718)629-1204
    0.2  mi  |  294  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Brooklyn It Takes A Village Academy
    5800 Tilden Ave
    Brooklyn , NY , 11203
    (718)629-2307
    0.2  mi  |  382  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Brooklyn Cultural Academy For The Arts And Sciences
    5800 Tilden Ave
    Brooklyn , NY , 11203
    (718)968-6630
    0.2  mi  |  299  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Brooklyn I.S. 285 Meyer Levin
    5909 Beverly Rd
    Brooklyn , NY , 11203
    (718)451-2200
    0.3  mi  |  933  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Brooklyn New Hope Academy Charter School
    Magnet School
    Charter School
    475 East 57th St 3rd Fl
    Brooklyn , NY , 11203
    (718)337-8303
    Magnet School
    Charter School
    0.3  mi  |  241  students  |  Gr.  KG-3

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