P.S. 85-Great Expectations School

2400 Marion Ave, Bronx, NY 10458 | (718) 584-5275
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 1,195
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Ted Husted
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: 1,195
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 112.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 10.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 610 (51.0%)
  • Females: 585 (49.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 85-Great Expectations School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.3%
Black35129.4%
Asian161.3%
Hispanic81468.1%
White100.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 85-Great Expectations School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten14412.1%
1st Grade17214.4%
2nd Grade17714.8%
3rd Grade19816.6%
4th Grade18115.1%
5th Grade17915.0%
Ungraded14412.1%
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%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
5.0%
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:
4.0%
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:
11.0%
District:
10.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
31.0%
District:
37.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
5.0%
District:
15.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
5.0%
District:
18.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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