P.S. 291 School

2195 Andrews Ave, Bronx, NY 10453 | (718) 563-0776
  • Grades: KG-4
  • Student Enrollment: 552
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1 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Carlos Velez
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: 552
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 45.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 264 (47.8%)
  • Females: 288 (52.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 291 School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black6712.1%
Asian101.8%
Hispanic47185.3%
White40.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 291 School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten8815.9%
1st Grade12322.3%
2nd Grade10519.0%
3rd Grade9617.4%
4th Grade10418.8%
Ungraded366.5%
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%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
4.0%
District:
3.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
7.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
6.0%
District:
8.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
6.0%
District:
7.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
7.0%
District:
10.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
20.0%
District:
37.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
2.0%
District:
15.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for P.S. 291 School

  • Reviewed by Student on October 20, 2011
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This is the ugliest school I have ever seen. there is no safety and there always a problem with kids fighting. I will not recommend this school for your child. trust me, it's one of the stupidest schools I've ever seen.

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