P.S. 229 Dyker

  • P.S. 229 Dyker serves 1,164 students in grades PK-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the NY average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • P.S. 229 Dyker operates within the New York City Geographic #20 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1164 students has grown by 10% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 1,164 students
P.S. 229 Dyker Total Students (2006-2015)
Gender % P.S. 229 Dyker Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
P.S. 229 Dyker Total Teachers (2006-2015)
Students by Grade P.S. 229 Dyker Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.59 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 19:1 15:1
P.S. 229 Dyker Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2015)
Asian
53%
9%
P.S. 229 Dyker Asian Students (2006-2015)
Hispanic
12%
25%
P.S. 229 Dyker Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
n/a
18%
P.S. 229 Dyker Black Students (2006-2014)
White
35%
45%
P.S. 229 Dyker White Students (2006-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
P.S. 229 Dyker Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups P.S. 229 Dyker 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.
0.59 0.37
P.S. 229 Dyker 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.
43%
45%
P.S. 229 Dyker 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.
11%
6%
P.S. 229 Dyker Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2015)

District Comparison

  • New York City Geographic #20 School District's student population of 48,710 students has grown by 8% over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #20 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
43
2
Number of Students Managed 48,710 935
New York City Geographic #20 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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