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 lower than the NY average of 15:1.
  • 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 17% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 629 students
I.S. 96 Seth Low Total Students (2006-2015)
Gender % I.S. 96 Seth Low Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
I.S. 96 Seth Low Total Teachers (2006-2015)
Students by Grade I.S. 96 Seth Low Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.73 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
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)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
I.S. 96 Seth Low Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups I.S. 96 Seth Low 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.
0.73 0.37
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 Name New York City Geographic #21 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
40
2
Number of Students Managed 34,134 935
New York City Geographic #21 School District Students Managed (2006-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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