P.S. 268 Emma Lazarus School

133 East 53rd St, Brooklyn, NY 11203 | (718) 773-5332
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 579
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4 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 133 E 53rd St, Brooklyn, NY 11203
  • Principal or Admin: Mosezetta Overby
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: 579
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 37.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 324 (56.0%)
  • Females: 255 (44.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 268 Emma Lazarus School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black55595.9%
Asian--
Hispanic183.1%
White50.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 268 Emma Lazarus School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten183.1%
Kindergarten7813.5%
1st Grade7813.5%
2nd Grade8815.2%
3rd Grade8314.3%
4th Grade11119.2%
5th Grade7513.0%
Ungraded488.3%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 91-100%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
93.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
3.0%
District:
7.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
3.0%
District:
3.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
11.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
10.0%
District:
9.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
9.0%
District:
8.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
3.0%
District:
12.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
35.0%
District:
41.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
16.0%
District:
20.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for P.S. 268 Emma Lazarus School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on June 30, 2009
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • The Pre-K program is remarkable, the teachers really know how to relate to the children. They treat every child with individual care and respect. The classroom is well organized and stimulates all the childrens' senses. The lessons are well planed and thought out.

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