P.S. 143 Louis Armstrong

  • P.S. 143 Louis Armstrong serves 1,800 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NY average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • P.S. 143 Louis Armstrong operates within the New York City Geographic #24 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1800 students has grown by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 114 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 1,800 students
P.S. 143 Louis Armstrong Total Students (2006-2015)
Gender % P.S. 143 Louis Armstrong Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 114 teachers
P.S. 143 Louis Armstrong Total Teachers (2006-2015)
Students by Grade P.S. 143 Louis Armstrong Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.11 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 16:1 15:1
P.S. 143 Louis Armstrong Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2014)
Asian
5%
9%
P.S. 143 Louis Armstrong Asian Students (2006-2015)
Hispanic
94%
25%
P.S. 143 Louis Armstrong Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
1%
18%
P.S. 143 Louis Armstrong Black Students (2006-2015)
White
n/a
45%
P.S. 143 Louis Armstrong White Students (2006-2010)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
P.S. 143 Louis Armstrong Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.11 0.37
P.S. 143 Louis Armstrong 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.
n/a n/a
P.S. 143 Louis Armstrong Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2014)
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.
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P.S. 143 Louis Armstrong Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2014)

District Comparison

  • New York City Geographic #24 School District's student population of 56,057 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #24 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
54
2
Number of Students Managed 56,057 935
New York City Geographic #24 School District Students Managed (2005-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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