P.S. 135 Sheldon A Brookner

  • P.S. 135 Sheldon A Brookner serves 669 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NY average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • P.S. 135 Sheldon A Brookner operates within the New York City Geographic #18 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 669 students has declined by 13% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 669 students
P.S. 135 Sheldon A Brookner Total Students (2006-2015)
Gender % P.S. 135 Sheldon A Brookner Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
P.S. 135 Sheldon A Brookner Total Teachers (2006-2015)
Students by Grade P.S. 135 Sheldon A Brookner Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.19 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 18:1 15:1
P.S. 135 Sheldon A Brookner Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2015)
Asian
n/a
9%
P.S. 135 Sheldon A Brookner Asian Students (2010-2011)
Hispanic
8%
25%
P.S. 135 Sheldon A Brookner Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
90%
18%
P.S. 135 Sheldon A Brookner Black Students (2006-2015)
White
2%
45%
P.S. 135 Sheldon A Brookner White Students (2006-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
P.S. 135 Sheldon A Brookner Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups P.S. 135 Sheldon A Brookner 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.
0.19 0.37
P.S. 135 Sheldon A Brookner 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.
81%
45%
P.S. 135 Sheldon A Brookner 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.
7%
6%
P.S. 135 Sheldon A Brookner Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2015)

District Comparison

  • New York City Geographic #18 School District's student population of 16,431 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #18 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
34
2
Number of Students Managed 16,431 935
New York City Geographic #18 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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