P.S. 253

  • P.S. 253 serves 867 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the NY average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • P.S. 253 operates within the New York City Geographic #21 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 867 students has grown by 17% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students867 students
P.S. 253 Total Students (2006-2015)
Gender %P.S. 253 Gender
Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
P.S. 253 Total Teachers (2006-2015)
Students by GradeP.S. 253 Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
P.S. 253 Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2015)
Asian
n/a
9%
P.S. 253 Asian Students (2006-2014)
Hispanic
n/a
25%
P.S. 253 Black Students (2006-2014)
Black
n/a
18%
P.S. 253 Black Students (2006-2013)
White
n/a
45%
P.S. 253 White Students (2006-2014)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
P.S. 253 Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
P.S. 253 Two Or More Races Students (2013-2014)
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.
0.640.70
P.S. 253 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.
70%
45%
P.S. 253 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. 253 Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2013)

District Comparison

  • New York City Geographic #21 School District's student population of 34,134 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District NameNew York City Geographic #21 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
40
2
Number of Students Managed34,134935
New York City Geographic #21 School District Students Managed (2006-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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