P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry

  • P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry serves 562 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the NY average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry operates within the New York City Geographic #29 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 562 students has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 562 students
P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry Total Students (2006-2015)
Gender % P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry Total Teachers (2006-2015)
Students by Grade P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.23 is less 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 15:1 15:1
P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2015)
Asian
2%
9%
P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry Asian Students (2006-2015)
Hispanic
11%
25%
P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
87%
18%
P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry Black Students (2006-2015)
White
n/a
45%
P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry White Students (2006-2013)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
All Ethnic Groups P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry 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.
0.23 0.37
P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry 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.
58%
45%
P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry 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.
1%
6%
P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2015)

District Comparison

  • New York City Geographic #29 School District's student population of 26,514 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #29 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
46
2
Number of Students Managed 26,514 935
New York City Geographic #29 School District Students Managed (2004-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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