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Ps 56 Louis Desario School (The) (leave a review)
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+1 (718) 605-1189

250 Kramer Ave

Staten Island, New York


About Ps 56 Louis Desario School (The)
Prekindergarten - 5th Grade

Ps 56 Louis Desario School (The) is one of 72 schools in the New York City Geographic District #31 of New York.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from Prekindergarten to 5th Grade and has an enrolment of 649 students - compared to other schools in New York, this is a relatively average sized school.

In recent years, the number of teachers has remained static while the pupil population has remained static in a similar timeframe.

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Students by Year Group
Ps 56 Louis Desario School (The)
Federal Assistance

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

Nearest Schools
School nameDistance
Kathleen Grimm School For Leadership0.26 miles
Is 75 Frank D Paulo0.88 miles
Ps 4 Maurice Wollin1.2 miles
Ps 3 Margaret Gioiosa School (The)1.49 miles
Tottenville High School1.5 miles
Rankings within New York
There are 4872 schools in New York.
1271stlargest school
1581sthighest number of FTE teachers
3526thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
3255thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
389thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
3067thhighest diversity index
Student Ethnicity
EthnicityNumber of students
Two or more races3
Asian or Asian Pacific Islander28
American Indian or Aslaskan Native1
Hawaiian Native or Pacific Islander

Out of 649 students, with a diversity index of 0.33

Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten: 2.5 hours

1st Grade - 5th Grade: 5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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