P.S. 235 Lenox School

  • P.S. 235 Lenox School serves 1,271 students in grades PK-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NY average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • P.S. 235 Lenox School operates within the New York City Geographic #18 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1271 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 69 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-8
Total Students1,271 students
P.S. 235 Lenox School Total Students (2006-2015)
Gender %P.S. 235 Lenox School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers69 teachers
P.S. 235 Lenox School Total Teachers (2006-2015)
Students by GradeP.S. 235 Lenox School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
P.S. 235 Lenox School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2015)
Asian
1%
9%
P.S. 235 Lenox School Asian Students (2006-2015)
Hispanic
1%
25%
P.S. 235 Lenox School Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
95%
18%
P.S. 235 Lenox School Black Students (2006-2015)
White
1%
45%
P.S. 235 Lenox School White Students (2006-2015)
Two or more races
2%
2%
P.S. 235 Lenox School Two Or More Races Students (2014-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsP.S. 235 Lenox School 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.
0.100.70
P.S. 235 Lenox School 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.
61%
45%
P.S. 235 Lenox School 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.
14%
6%
P.S. 235 Lenox School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2015)

District Comparison

  • New York City Geographic #18 School District's student population of 16,431 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
School District NameNew York City Geographic #18 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
34
2
Number of Students Managed16,431935
New York City Geographic #18 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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5  11/25/2013
This is vey nice and a very academic school. I like that.
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