P.S. 163 Alfred E. Smith School

163 West 97th St, New York, NY 10025 | (212) 678-2854
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 636
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 163 W 97th St, New York, NY 10025
  • Principal or Admin: Virginia Pepe

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 636
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 44.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 324 (50.9%)
  • Females: 312 (49.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 163 Alfred E. Smith School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.3%
Black15925.0%
Asian213.3%
Hispanic29045.6%
White16425.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 163 Alfred E. Smith School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten162.5%
Kindergarten9414.8%
1st Grade8513.4%
2nd Grade9014.2%
3rd Grade9314.6%
4th Grade9414.8%
5th Grade10616.7%
Ungraded589.1%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 51-60%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
94.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
1.0%
District:
7.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
17.0%
District:
20.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
8.0%
District:
25.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
4.0%
District:
9.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
3.0%
District:
9.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
4.0%
District:
8.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
58.0%
District:
40.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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