P.S. 185 John M. Langston School

20 West 112th St, New York, NY 10026 | (212) 534-7490
  • Grades: PK-2
  • Student Enrollment: 239
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 239 preschool and elementary school students from grades PK-2
  • National Blue Ribbon Schools Award 2004

Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 20 W 112th St, New York, NY 10026
  • Principal or Admin: Jane Murphy
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: 239
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 23.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 10.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 126 (52.7%)
  • Females: 113 (47.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 185 John M. Langston School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black16267.8%
Asian31.3%
Hispanic7431.0%
White--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 185 John M. Langston School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten3615.1%
Kindergarten4719.7%
1st Grade7029.3%
2nd Grade6326.4%
Ungraded239.6%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 81-90%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
90.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
3.0%
District:
7.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
4.0%
District:
10.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
52.0%
District:
40.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
28.0%
District:
20.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
83.0%
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:
4.0%
District:
9.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
6.0%
District:
8.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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