I.S. 96 Seth Low

  • I.S. 96 Seth Low serves 629 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the NY average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • I.S. 96 Seth Low operates within the New York City Geographic #21 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 629 students has declined by 15% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students629 students
I.S. 96 Seth Low Total Students (2006-2015)
Gender %I.S. 96 Seth Low Gender
Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
I.S. 96 Seth Low Total Teachers (2006-2015)
Students by GradeI.S. 96 Seth Low Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
I.S. 96 Seth Low Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2015)
Asian
32%
9%
I.S. 96 Seth Low Asian Students (2006-2015)
Hispanic
30%
25%
I.S. 96 Seth Low Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
10%
18%
I.S. 96 Seth Low Black Students (2006-2015)
White
28%
45%
I.S. 96 Seth Low White Students (2006-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsI.S. 96 Seth Low All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNY 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.
0.730.70
I.S. 96 Seth Low Diversity Score (2006-2015)
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.
67%
45%
I.S. 96 Seth Low Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2015)
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.
n/a
6%
I.S. 96 Seth Low Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2013)

District Comparison

  • New York City Geographic #21 School District's student population of 34,134 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District NameNew York City Geographic #21 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
40
2
Number of Students Managed34,134935
New York City Geographic #21 School District Students Managed (2006-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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