P.S. 161 Ponce De Leon School

628 Tinton Ave, Bronx, NY 10455 | (718) 292-5478
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 599
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Mark Weisman
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: 599
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 58.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 10.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 308 (51.4%)
  • Females: 291 (48.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 161 Ponce De Leon School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black15626.0%
Asian20.3%
Hispanic43873.1%
White20.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 161 Ponce De Leon School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten355.8%
Kindergarten8514.2%
1st Grade8614.4%
2nd Grade7312.2%
3rd Grade8313.9%
4th Grade7011.7%
5th Grade7312.2%
Ungraded9415.7%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 91-100%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
92.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
3.0%
District:
10.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
3.0%
District:
16.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
33.0%
District:
33.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
7.0%
District:
15.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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