Ps 140

Ps 140 serves 318 students in grades Kindergarten-9. 
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-9
  • Enrollment: 318 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 4:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Ps 140's student population of 318 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-9
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
318 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
72 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Ps 140 is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Ps 140 and percentage of American Indian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Asian
3%
10%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Ps 140 and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
30%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Ps 140 and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
61%
16%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Ps 140 and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
4%
41%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Ps 140 and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ps 140.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New York.
0.54
This chart displays the diversity score of Ps 140 and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ps 140 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
1%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ps 140 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Ps 140 often compared to?
Ps 140is often viewed alongside schools like Ps 231, Ps 141 by visitors of our site.
How many students attend Ps 140?
318 students attend Ps 140.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
61% of Ps 140 students are Black, 30% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are White, 3% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ps 140?
Ps 140 has a student ration of 4:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ps 140 offer ?
Ps 140 offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-9 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ps 140 part of?
In what neighborhood is Ps 140 located?
Ps 140 is located in the Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. There are 46 other public schools located in Bedford Stuyvesant.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-9
  • Enrollment: 318 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 4:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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