P.S. 256

  • P.S. 256 serves 444 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.

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School Overview

  • P.S. 256's student population of 444 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 110 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students444 students
This chart display total students of P.S. 256 by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of P.S. 256
Total Classroom Teachers110 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of P.S. 256 by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of P.S. 256 by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Student : Teacher Ratio4:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of P.S. 256 and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
6%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in P.S. 256 and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
26%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in P.S. 256 and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
52%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in P.S. 256 and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
16%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in P.S. 256 and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Diversity Score0.610.71
This chart display the diversity score of P.S. 256 and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in P.S. 256 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 256 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNyc Special Schools - District 75 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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