P.S. 234 Independence School

292 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10007 | (212) 233-6034
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 820
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Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Lisa Ripperger

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 820
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 50.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 423 (51.6%)
  • Females: 397 (48.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 234 Independence School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian101.2%
Black344.1%
Asian12915.7%
Hispanic637.7%
White58471.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 234 Independence School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten11514.0%
1st Grade17921.8%
2nd Grade13316.2%
3rd Grade12214.9%
4th Grade12114.8%
5th Grade11714.3%
Ungraded334.0%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 1-10%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
95.0%
State:
93.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
2.0%
District:
2.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
2.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
1.0%
District:
8.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
2.0%
District:
6.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
16.0%
District:
11.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
40.0%
District:
44.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
6.0%
District:
15.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
13.0%
District:
18.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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