P.S. 56 Lewis H. Latimer School

170 Gates Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238 | (718) 857-3149
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 296
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4 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Deborah Clark-Johnson
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: 296
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 31.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 9.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 151 (51.0%)
  • Females: 145 (49.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 56 Lewis H. Latimer School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 56 Lewis H. Latimer School
  Number Percent
1st Grade4113.9%
2nd Grade3812.8%
3rd Grade4314.5%
4th Grade4314.5%
5th Grade3913.2%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 91-100%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4

4 out of 5 | 1 Review
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1 review for P.S. 56 Lewis H. Latimer School

  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on January 02, 2011
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • this school is good because my 3 son go there and they do very good

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