P.S. 178 Dr. Selman Waxman School

850 Baychester Ave, Bronx, NY 10475 | (718) 904-5570
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 457
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Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Evelyn Fulton

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 457
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 34.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 241 (52.7%)
  • Females: 216 (47.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 178 Dr. Selman Waxman School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.7%
Black30566.7%
Asian61.3%
Hispanic13228.9%
White112.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 178 Dr. Selman Waxman School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten5211.4%
1st Grade6013.1%
2nd Grade6013.1%
3rd Grade5612.3%
4th Grade8117.7%
5th Grade6814.9%
Ungraded8017.5%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 71-80%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
93.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
8.0%
District:
5.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
9.0%
District:
8.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
29.0%
District:
39.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
22.0%
District:
12.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
33.0%
District:
17.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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