P.S. 48 Joseph R. Drake School

1290 Spofford Ave, Bronx, NY 10474 | (718) 589-4312
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 913
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Roxanne Cardona
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: 913
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 72.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 486 (53.2%)
  • Females: 427 (46.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 48 Joseph R. Drake School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black25728.1%
Asian10.1%
Hispanic65571.7%
White--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 48 Joseph R. Drake School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten535.8%
Kindergarten12914.1%
1st Grade13715.0%
2nd Grade10411.4%
3rd Grade12413.6%
4th Grade11512.6%
5th Grade11212.3%
Ungraded13915.2%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 81-90%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
89.0%
State:
93.0%
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:
8.0%
District:
9.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
9.0%
District:
13.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
6.0%
District:
12.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
15.0%
District:
13.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
25.0%
District:
33.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
17.0%
District:
15.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
12.0%
District:
18.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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