P.S. 126 Jacob August Riis School

80 Catherine St, New York, NY 10038 | (212) 962-2188
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 786
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Kerry Decker
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: 786
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 66.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 414 (52.7%)
  • Females: 372 (47.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 126 Jacob August Riis School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black9812.5%
Asian37047.1%
Hispanic20225.7%
White11614.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 126 Jacob August Riis School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten496.2%
Kindergarten648.1%
1st Grade506.4%
2nd Grade597.5%
3rd Grade526.6%
4th Grade526.6%
5th Grade597.5%
6th Grade9912.6%
7th Grade10613.5%
8th Grade10213.0%
Ungraded9412.0%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 71-80%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
95.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
8.0%
District:
5.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
3.0%
District:
2.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
9.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
6.0%
District:
8.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
7.0%
District:
6.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
18.0%
District:
11.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
31.0%
District:
44.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
15.0%
District:
15.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
22.0%
District:
18.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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