P.S. 47 American Sign Language & English School

225 East 23rd St, New York, NY 10010 | (917) 326-6668
  • Grades: 8-12
  • Student Enrollment: 157
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5 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 225 E 23rd St, New York, NY 10010
  • Principal or Admin: Watfa Shama
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 157
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 19.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 8.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 57 (36.3%)
  • Females: 100 (63.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 47 American Sign Language & English School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black5031.8%
Asian63.8%
Hispanic8755.4%
White148.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 47 American Sign Language & English School
  Number Percent
8th Grade2415.3%
9th Grade3019.1%
10th Grade2314.6%
11th Grade2113.4%
12th Grade2113.4%
Ungraded3824.2%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
41.0%
District:
66.0%
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
36.0%
District:
76.0%
State:
83.0%
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
2.0%
District:
4.0%
State:
3.0%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 71-80%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
88.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
1.0%
District:
5.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
5.0%
District:
11.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
60.0%
District:
44.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
28.0%
District:
15.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
17.0%
District:
18.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
25.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
22.0%
District:
8.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
21.0%
District:
6.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for P.S. 47 American Sign Language & English School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on July 18, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i will like to take and learn sign language . Can u email info

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