P.S. 81-Robert J. Christen School

5550 Riverdale Ave, Bronx, NY 10471 | (718) 796-8965
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 685
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Melodie Mashel

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 685
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 45.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 355 (51.8%)
  • Females: 330 (48.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 81-Robert J. Christen School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.4%
Black649.3%
Asian7811.4%
Hispanic30344.2%
White23734.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 81-Robert J. Christen School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten11917.4%
1st Grade10815.8%
2nd Grade9313.6%
3rd Grade11116.2%
4th Grade10815.8%
5th Grade11216.4%
Ungraded345.0%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 51-60%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
94.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
2.0%
District:
4.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
2.0%
District:
3.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
2.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
3.0%
District:
8.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
3.0%
District:
7.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
4.0%
District:
10.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
44.0%
District:
37.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
7.0%
District:
15.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
13.0%
District:
18.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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