P.S. 8 - Issac Varian School

3010 Briggs Ave, Bronx, NY 10458 | (718) 584-3043
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 1,180
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Rosa Maria Peralta
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: 1,180
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 84.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 569 (48.2%)
  • Females: 611 (51.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 8 - Issac Varian School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.2%
Black12610.7%
Asian746.3%
Hispanic87874.4%
White1008.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 8 - Issac Varian School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten16213.7%
1st Grade21918.6%
2nd Grade20317.2%
3rd Grade19416.4%
4th Grade17414.7%
5th Grade17514.8%
Ungraded534.5%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 81-90%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
91.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
2.0%
District:
4.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
2.0%
District:
10.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
41.0%
District:
37.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
6.0%
District:
15.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
9.0%
District:
18.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
4.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
4.0%
District:
8.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
2.0%
District:
7.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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