P.S. 129 John H. Finley School

425 West 130th St, New York, NY 10027 | (212) 690-5932
  • Grades: PK-7
  • Student Enrollment: 579
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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: 425 W 130th St, New York, NY 10027
  • Principal or Admin: Odelphia Pierre
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: 579
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 43.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 293 (50.6%)
  • Females: 286 (49.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 129 John H. Finley School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.3%
Black30152.0%
Asian91.6%
Hispanic26545.8%
White20.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 129 John H. Finley School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten366.2%
Kindergarten5910.2%
1st Grade6611.4%
2nd Grade6811.7%
3rd Grade5910.2%
4th Grade6711.6%
5th Grade518.8%
6th Grade6210.7%
7th Grade579.8%
Ungraded549.3%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 81-90%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
91.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
2.0%
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:
5.0%
District:
9.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
7.0%
District:
11.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
8.0%
District:
10.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
10.0%
District:
18.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
40.0%
District:
31.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
44.0%
District:
37.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on April 20, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i love this school. it helps my child learn better

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