P.S. 6 West Farms School

1000 East Tremont Ave, Bronx, NY 10460 | (718) 542-7676
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 750
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5 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1000 E Tremont Ave, Bronx, NY 10460
  • Principal or Admin: Darlene Mcwhales
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: 750
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 60.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 388 (51.7%)
  • Females: 362 (48.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S.  6 West Farms School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian111.5%
Black17122.8%
Asian10.1%
Hispanic56375.1%
White40.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S.  6 West Farms School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten709.3%
Kindergarten10514.0%
1st Grade10914.5%
2nd Grade10514.0%
3rd Grade8511.3%
4th Grade10113.5%
5th Grade8210.9%
Ungraded9312.4%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 91-100%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
89.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
2.0%
District:
6.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
7.0%
District:
4.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
10.0%
District:
11.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
10.0%
District:
12.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
9.0%
District:
11.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
17.0%
District:
17.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
25.0%
District:
31.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
19.0%
District:
18.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
31.0%
District:
22.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 5

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1 review for P.S. 6 West Farms School

  • Reviewed by Student on June 10, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • this is the best school ever! I think you should put your child in this school. everybody wtches,protects, and care for the kids.

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