P.S. 123 Mahalia Jackson School

301 West 140th St, New York, NY 10030 | (212) 690-5925
  • Grades: PK-7
  • Student Enrollment: 622
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 301 W 140th St, New York, NY 10030
  • Principal or Admin: Beverly Lewis
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: 622
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 39.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 291 (46.8%)
  • Females: 331 (53.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 123 Mahalia Jackson School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.5%
Black40565.1%
Asian91.4%
Hispanic19831.8%
White71.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 123 Mahalia Jackson School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten518.2%
Kindergarten7512.1%
1st Grade9114.6%
2nd Grade6310.1%
3rd Grade518.2%
4th Grade6310.1%
5th Grade518.2%
6th Grade619.8%
7th Grade518.2%
Ungraded6510.5%
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:
5.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
5.0%
District:
3.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
8.0%
District:
9.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
10.0%
District:
11.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
11.0%
District:
10.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
15.0%
District:
11.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
36.0%
District:
37.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
25.0%
District:
18.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
63.0%
District:
31.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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