P.S. 23-The New Children's School

2151 Washington Ave, Bronx, NY 10457 | (718) 584-3992
  • Grades: PK-2
  • Student Enrollment: 579
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 579 preschool and elementary school students from grades PK-2
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Shirley Torres
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: 579
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 57.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 10.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 343 (59.2%)
  • Females: 236 (40.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 23-The New Children's School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.3%
Black16228.0%
Asian61.0%
Hispanic40069.1%
White91.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 23-The New Children's School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten356.0%
Kindergarten13523.3%
1st Grade13823.8%
2nd Grade9416.2%
Ungraded17730.6%
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%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
14.0%
District:
10.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
19.0%
District:
37.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
16.0%
District:
15.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
20.0%
District:
18.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
2.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
1.0%
District:
8.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
1.0%
District:
7.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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