P.S. 58 School

459 East 176th St, Bronx, NY 10457 | (718) 583-6866
  • Grades: KG-6
  • Student Enrollment: 547
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 459 E 176th St, Bronx, NY 10457
  • Principal or Admin: Velma Gunn
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: 547
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 42.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 284 (51.9%)
  • Females: 263 (48.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 58 School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.5%
Black16430.0%
Asian30.5%
Hispanic36767.1%
White101.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 58 School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten376.8%
1st Grade437.9%
2nd Grade478.6%
3rd Grade8715.9%
4th Grade9517.4%
5th Grade7213.2%
6th Grade5810.6%
Ungraded10819.7%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 81-90%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
90.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
7.0%
District:
6.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
18.0%
District:
16.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
27.0%
District:
32.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
24.0%
District:
21.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
40.0%
District:
28.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that P.S. 58 School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on NYSTP state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies

NYSTP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201016.2%28.2%54.7%
200943.7%52.5%75.8%
200840.3%40.9%70.1%
 
Math Test
201040.8%36.8%59.1%
200979.3%86.5%92.9%
200886.8%80.9%89.9%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201028.3%30.9%56.7%
200946.6%56.2%76.9%
200849.3%42.5%71.1%
 
Math Test
201032.4%38.8%63.8%
200970.5%77.1%87.2%
200878.8%68.4%83.8%
 
Science Test
201052.0%72.0%89.0%
200950.0%71.0%88.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201025.7%26.9%52.5%
200954.2%55.9%82.2%
200851.4%48.4%77.6%
 
Math Test
201036.8%41.6%64.6%
200962.6%72.4%88.1%
200856.7%64.5%83.2%
 
Social Studies Test
201062.0%61.0%86.0%
200952.0%55.0%86.0%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201033.4%23.0%54.2%
200959.3%56.0%80.9%
200826.5%32.4%66.9%
 
Math Test
201030.9%36.9%61.3%
200964.4%65.3%83.0%
200871.4%54.8%79.4%
 
Source: NY Department of Education 2009-2010

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