P.S. 197 John B. Russwurm School

2230 5th Ave, New York, NY 10037 | (212) 690-5960
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 370
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Renardo Wright
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: 370
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 33.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 211 (57.0%)
  • Females: 159 (43.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 197 John B. Russwurm School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian51.4%
Black24867.0%
Asian61.6%
Hispanic10227.6%
White92.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 197 John B. Russwurm School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten164.3%
Kindergarten4010.8%
1st Grade3710.0%
2nd Grade4612.4%
3rd Grade4712.7%
4th Grade7119.2%
5th Grade5113.8%
Ungraded6216.8%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 71-80%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
90.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
1.0%
District:
5.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
3.0%
District:
3.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
3.0%
District:
9.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
1.0%
District:
11.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
2.0%
District:
10.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
3.0%
District:
11.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
38.0%
District:
37.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
22.0%
District:
18.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
70.0%
District:
31.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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