P.S. 279-Capt Manuel Rivera Jr. School

2100 Walton Ave, Bronx, NY 10453 | (718) 584-6004
  • Grades: KG-8
  • Student Enrollment: 958
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: James Waslawski
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: 958
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 72.3
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 527 (55.0%)
  • Females: 431 (45.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 279-Capt Manuel Rivera Jr. School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black14515.1%
Asian525.4%
Hispanic75979.2%
White20.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 279-Capt Manuel Rivera Jr. School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten828.6%
1st Grade929.6%
2nd Grade778.0%
3rd Grade959.9%
4th Grade909.4%
5th Grade808.4%
6th Grade879.1%
7th Grade11111.6%
8th Grade11211.7%
Ungraded13213.8%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 91-100%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
2.0%
District:
4.0%
State:
3.0%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
92.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
3.0%
District:
4.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
1.0%
District:
3.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
1.0%
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%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
10.0%
District:
10.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
38.0%
District:
37.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
18.0%
District:
15.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
33.0%
District:
18.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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