P.S. 149 Sojourner Truth School

41 West 117th St, New York, NY 10026 | (646) 672-9020
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 427
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 41 W 117th St, New York, NY 10026
  • Principal or Admin: Kayrol Burgess-Harper
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: 427
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 33.3
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 208 (48.7%)
  • Females: 219 (51.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 149 Sojourner Truth School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black32475.9%
Asian102.3%
Hispanic8920.8%
White30.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 149 Sojourner Truth School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten368.4%
Kindergarten4610.8%
1st Grade399.1%
2nd Grade399.1%
3rd Grade4410.3%
4th Grade4310.1%
5th Grade296.8%
6th Grade276.3%
7th Grade358.2%
8th Grade5713.3%
Ungraded327.5%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 81-90%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
3.0%
District:
4.0%
State:
3.0%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
89.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
9.0%
District:
7.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
9.0%
District:
2.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
24.0%
District:
9.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
26.0%
District:
9.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
30.0%
District:
8.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
21.0%
District:
10.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
29.0%
District:
40.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
27.0%
District:
20.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
29.0%
District:
25.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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