Nelson Mandela High School



Nelson Mandela High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Nelson Mandela High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 104
10 110
11 0
12 0
UG 2

Nelson Mandela High School is a public high school of the New York City Geographic District #16 School District located in Brooklyn, NY. It has 216 students in grades 9th through 10th. Nelson Mandela High School is the 1,280th largest public high school in New York and the 16,801st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.5 to 1.

Total Students: 216
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 14.88
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,801st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in New York: 1,280th out of 1,454
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 878th out of 1,411
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 1,319th out of 1,411

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Nelson Mandela High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 122
(56%)
1,090
(59%)
 Female 94
(44%)
767
(41%)

Nelson Mandela High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 188
(87%)
1,483
(80%)
 Hispanic 21
(10%)
295
(16%)
 White 4
(2%)
21
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
15
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
16
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
27
(1%)

Nelson Mandela High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 149
(69%)
1,356
(73%)
 Not Eligible 64
(30%)
444
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(1%)
57
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Nelson Mandela High School is ranked 946th out of 1,339 ranked schools in New York, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Nelson Mandela High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (70.4%) is higher than the state average of 48.3%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Compare Nelson Mandela High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,296.7% 13.0:1
 
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.3%
 
This School 70.4%
 

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