P.S. 140 Nathan Straus

  • P.S. 140 Nathan Straus serves 386 students in grades PK-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NY average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • P.S. 140 Nathan Straus operates within the New York City Geographic # 1 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 386 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-8
Total Students386 students
P.S. 140 Nathan Straus Total Students (2006-2015)
Gender %P.S. 140 Nathan Straus Gender
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
P.S. 140 Nathan Straus Total Teachers (2006-2015)
Students by GradeP.S. 140 Nathan Straus Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
P.S. 140 Nathan Straus Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2015)
Asian
6%
9%
P.S. 140 Nathan Straus Asian Students (2006-2015)
Hispanic
80%
25%
P.S. 140 Nathan Straus Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
11%
18%
P.S. 140 Nathan Straus Black Students (2006-2015)
White
3%
45%
P.S. 140 Nathan Straus White Students (2006-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsP.S. 140 Nathan Straus 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.
0.350.70
P.S. 140 Nathan Straus 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.
74%
45%
P.S. 140 Nathan Straus 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%
P.S. 140 Nathan Straus Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2013)

District Comparison

  • New York City Geographic # 1 School District's student population of 11,346 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
School District NameNew York City Geographic # 1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
30
2
Number of Students Managed11,346935
New York City Geographic # 1 School District Students Managed (2005-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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