P.S. 11 Purvis J. Behan School

419 Waverly Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238 | (718) 638-2661
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 574
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Alonta Wrighton
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: 574
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 37.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 288 (50.2%)
  • Females: 286 (49.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 11 Purvis J. Behan School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black45980.0%
Asian71.2%
Hispanic457.8%
White6210.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 11 Purvis J. Behan School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten539.2%
Kindergarten12121.1%
1st Grade9015.7%
2nd Grade8114.1%
3rd Grade7913.8%
4th Grade7412.9%
5th Grade579.9%
Ungraded193.3%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 61-70%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
92.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
2.0%
District:
3.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
3.0%
District:
9.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
32.0%
District:
39.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
18.0%
District:
18.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
43.0%
District:
26.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
5.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
8.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
9.0%
District:
7.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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