Public School / Intermediate School-P.S. I.s. 278

421 West 219th St, New York, NY 10034 | (212) 942-3440
  • Grades: KG-8
  • Student Enrollment: 486
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 421 W 219th St, New York, NY 10034
  • Principal or Admin: Maureen Guido
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 486
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 33.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 251 (51.6%)
  • Females: 235 (48.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Public School / Intermediate School-P.S. I.s. 278 Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black204.1%
Asian71.4%
Hispanic41986.2%
White408.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Public School / Intermediate School-P.S. I.s. 278
  Number Percent
Kindergarten489.9%
1st Grade459.3%
2nd Grade5310.9%
3rd Grade5210.7%
4th Grade5411.1%
5th Grade428.6%
6th Grade5511.3%
7th Grade5811.9%
8th Grade5811.9%
Ungraded214.3%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 81-90%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
94.0%
State:
93.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
11.0%
District:
17.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
8.0%
District:
28.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
12.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
12.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
8.0%
District:
6.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
32.0%
District:
39.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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