P.S. 243 Weeksville School (the)

  • P.S. 243 Weeksville School (the) serves 263 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NY average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • P.S. 243 Weeksville School (the) operates within the New York City Geographic #16 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 263 students has declined by 26% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 30% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 263 students
P.S. 243  Weeksville School (the) Total Students (2006-2015)
Gender % P.S. 243  Weeksville School (the) Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
P.S. 243  Weeksville School (the) Total Teachers (2006-2015)
Students by Grade P.S. 243  Weeksville School (the) Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.40 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 11:1 15:1
P.S. 243  Weeksville School (the) Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2015)
Asian
4%
9%
P.S. 243  Weeksville School (the) Asian Students (2008-2015)
Hispanic
21%
25%
P.S. 243  Weeksville School (the) Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
75%
18%
P.S. 243  Weeksville School (the) Black Students (2006-2015)
White
n/a
45%
P.S. 243  Weeksville School (the) White Students (2007-2013)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
P.S. 243  Weeksville School (the) Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups P.S. 243  Weeksville School (the) 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.
0.40 0.37
P.S. 243  Weeksville School (the) 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.
92%
45%
P.S. 243  Weeksville School (the) 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.
1%
6%
P.S. 243  Weeksville School (the) Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2015)

District Comparison

  • New York City Geographic #16 School District's student population of 6,892 students has decreased by 25% over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #16 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
2
Number of Students Managed 6,892 935
New York City Geographic #16 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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