Section 1. Demographic Enrollment Projection
The demographic projections take into account the birth, enrollment, and migration trends for five and ten years into the future. The enrollment projections are then combined with projected housing growth to derive the total projected enrollment. Following are the latest enrollment projections prepared by Statistical Forecasting.
Section 2. Projected Housing
New housing development projects can stress the local schools by introducing an influx of new students. The Department of City Planning collaborates with other City Agencies to develop comprehensive data on new housing starts. No updates are provided. The following are the 2019 housing projection.
Projected Housing Starts
Section 3. Capacity Calculation
This document explains how capacity is calculated in the Enrollment, Capacity and Utilization Report.
Section 4. SCA Room Planning Standards
Section 5: Projected Public School Ratio
Projected Public School Ratio table includes the latest ratios used to estimate the impact from future housing development by school level in each school district and borough.
Section 6: Capacity Projects in Process
A list of capacity projects funded by the FY2020-2024 Five Year Capital Plan that are in various phases of design and construction as of November 2020.
Section 7: Identified Seat Need
This chart lists the number of seats needed and funded for each district, sub-district and borough. The identified need includes sites under negotiation and projects in process.
Section 8: Seats Lost
This report lists the instructional sites no longer used by the New York City Department of Education during the school year 2019-2020.
Section 9: Seats Gained or To Be Created
This report lists all the school buildings opened in September 2020 as well as all projects that are in design or construction to in the coming years. All projects are funded by the FY2015-2019 Five Year Capital Plan.
FY15—19 Projects in Process