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PS 161 Juan Ponce De Leon

  • Grades Served
    Pre-K - 5
  • Students
    519
  • Teachers
    40

PS 161 Juan Ponce De Leon is a public school in Bronx, New York that is part of New York City Dept Of Ed. It serves 519 students in Pre-K - 5 with a student/teacher ratio of 13.0:1. Its teachers have had 39 projects funded on DonorsChoose.

  • Contact PS 161 Juan Ponce De Leon Contact info is sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) annual survey process, so apologies if it's out of date!

  • (718) 292-5478
  • 628 Tinton Ave
  • Bronx, NY 10455

PS 161 Juan Ponce De Leon Students

95%
of students receive free or reduced price lunch We receive data about students' economic need from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) based on the Free or Reduced Price Lunch scale. Learn more.
Source: the National Center for Education Statistics
97%
of its student body are Black, Latino, Native American, or Asian Numbers may not add up to 100 due to NCES survey limitations.

Schools in districts that mainly serve students of color receive substantially less state and local support than similar districts that serve primarily white students. Learn more about this gap, why it exists, and how you can help close it.

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PS 161 Juan Ponce De Leon Support on DonorsChoose Last updated Jul 5, 2022

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PS 161 Juan Ponce De Leon

$23,707
raised using DonorsChoose
39
projects funded
12
teachers funded
113
donors
1
project for basic supplies
6
projects for technology
9
projects for books
5
projects for art supplies

PS 161 Juan Ponce De Leon has received support from 69 individuals from New York and 44 individuals out-of-state.

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