School for Democracy and Leadership



School for Democracy and Leadership Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

School for Democracy and Leadership Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 22
7 35
8 27
9 67
10 80
11 72
12 54
UG 3

School for Democracy and Leadership is a public high school of the New York City Geographic District #17 School District located in Brooklyn, NY. It has 360 students in grades 6th through 12th. School for Democracy and Leadership is the 968th largest public high school in New York and the 13,180th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.5 to 1.

Total Students: 360
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.34

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School for Democracy and Leadership Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 193
(54%)
4,100
(45%)
 Female 167
(46%)
4,955
(55%)

School for Democracy and Leadership Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 319
(89%)
7,761
(86%)
 Hispanic 33
(9%)
825
(9%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
45
(0%)
 White 3
(1%)
130
(1%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
239
(3%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
42
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
13
(0%)

School for Democracy and Leadership Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 282
(78%)
6,094
(67%)
 Not Eligible 45
(13%)
2,245
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(9%)
716
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

School for Democracy and Leadership is ranked 441st out of 0 ranked schools in New York, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of School for Democracy and Leadership students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 41.1%. 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.

School for Democracy and Leadership Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 277
2006 439
2007 467
2008 443
2009 452
2010 430
2011 404
2012 360

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.8
2006 13.7
2007 14.2
2008 12
2009 13.4
2010 13
2011 12.4
2012 11.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.77256317689531
2006 0.72665148063781
2007 0.76017130620985
2008 0.7313769751693
2009
2010 0.77441860465116
2011 0.75
2012 0.875

Compare School for Democracy and Leadership to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,150.0% 11.5:1
 
1,281.0% 12.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 87.5%
 

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Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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