P.S. 261 Philip Livingston School

314 Pacific St, Brooklyn, NY 11201 | (718) 330-9275
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 816
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Zipporiah Mills

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 816
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 62.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 424 (52.0%)
  • Females: 392 (48.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 261 Philip Livingston School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black26933.0%
Asian404.9%
Hispanic19223.5%
White31538.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 261 Philip Livingston School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten364.4%
Kindergarten10312.6%
1st Grade12915.8%
2nd Grade12415.2%
3rd Grade11814.5%
4th Grade10512.9%
5th Grade10212.5%
Ungraded9912.1%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 31-40%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
94.0%
State:
93.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
2.0%
District:
1.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
10.0%
District:
8.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
18.0%
District:
11.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
7.0%
District:
10.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
11.0%
District:
10.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
24.0%
District:
37.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
11.0%
District:
16.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
22.0%
District:
21.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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