P.S. 42 Benjamin Altman School

71 Hester St, New York, NY 10002 | (212) 226-8410
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 798
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Rosa Casiello O'day
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: 798
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 52.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 428 (53.6%)
  • Females: 370 (46.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 42 Benjamin Altman School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.3%
Black131.6%
Asian73692.2%
Hispanic394.9%
White81.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 42 Benjamin Altman School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten354.4%
Kindergarten12115.2%
1st Grade12816.0%
2nd Grade13016.3%
3rd Grade11113.9%
4th Grade12615.8%
5th Grade12215.3%
Ungraded253.1%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 91-100%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
97.0%
State:
93.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
2.0%
District:
11.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
81.0%
District:
44.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
5.0%
District:
15.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
8.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
10.0%
District:
8.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
4.0%
District:
6.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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