P.S. 197 School

1250 Ward Ave, Bronx, NY 10472 | (718) 842-2111
  • Grades: PK-1
  • Student Enrollment: 606
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 606 preschool and elementary school students from grades PK-1
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Grace Formica
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: 606
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 38.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 283 (46.7%)
  • Females: 323 (53.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 197 School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.5%
Black11719.3%
Asian193.1%
Hispanic46676.9%
White10.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 197 School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten7211.9%
Kindergarten22537.1%
1st Grade26643.9%
Ungraded437.1%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 91-100%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
91.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
1.0%
District:
6.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
29.0%
District:
17.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
26.0%
District:
31.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
11.0%
District:
18.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
14.0%
District:
22.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
13.0%
District:
11.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
13.0%
District:
12.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
9.0%
District:
11.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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