Life Sciences Secondary School



Life Sciences Secondary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Life Sciences Secondary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 32
7 35
8 39
9 154
10 172
11 156
12 129
UG 2

Life Sciences Secondary School is a public high school of the New York City Geographic District # 2 School District located in New York, NY. It has 719 students in grades 6th through 12th. Life Sciences Secondary School is the 398th largest public high school in New York and the 8,003rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.5 to 1.

Total Students: 719
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.02

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Life Sciences Secondary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 368
(51%)
20,626
(55%)
 Male 351
(49%)
16,944
(45%)

Life Sciences Secondary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 439
(61%)
17,055
(45%)
 Black 219
(30%)
9,031
(24%)
 Asian 25
(3%)
6,475
(17%)
 White 21
(3%)
4,307
(11%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
227
(1%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
361
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
114
(0%)

Life Sciences Secondary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 477
(66%)
19,809
(53%)
 Not Eligible 199
(28%)
15,618
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 43
(6%)
2,143
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Life Sciences Secondary School is ranked 151st out of 0 ranked schools in New York, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Life Sciences Secondary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.3%) 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.

Life Sciences Secondary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 699
2006 722
2007 709
2008 688
2009 702
2010 678
2011 717
2012 719

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.5
2006 15.5
2007 16.5
2008 15.3
2009 17.1
2010 15.4
2011 15.6
2012 17.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.72818311874106
2006 0.67728531855956
2007 0.70098730606488
2008 0.76744186046512
2009
2010 0.80825958702065
2011 0.76011157601116
2012 0.72322670375522

Compare Life Sciences Secondary School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,281.0% 12.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,750.0% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 72.3%
 

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