P.S. 4 Duke Ellington School

500 West 160th St, New York, NY 10032 | (212) 928-0739
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 645
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 500 W 160th St, New York, NY 10032
  • Principal or Admin: Delois White
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: 645
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 50.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 332 (51.5%)
  • Females: 313 (48.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S.  4 Duke Ellington School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black619.5%
Asian10.2%
Hispanic57589.1%
White71.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S.  4 Duke Ellington School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten365.6%
Kindergarten9715.0%
1st Grade10516.3%
2nd Grade10316.0%
3rd Grade8312.9%
4th Grade7912.2%
5th Grade8513.2%
Ungraded578.8%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 91-100%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
91.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
3.0%
District:
4.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
8.0%
District:
8.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
35.0%
District:
39.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
6.0%
District:
17.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
29.0%
District:
28.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
4.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
2.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
3.0%
District:
6.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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