P.S. 199 Maurice A. Fitzgerald School

3920 48th Ave, Long Island City, NY 11104 | (718) 784-3431
  • Grades: KG-4
  • Student Enrollment: 1,021
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School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 39-20 48th Ave, Long Island City, NY 11104
  • Principal or Admin: Irene Gerhards
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: 1,021
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 74.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 511 (50.0%)
  • Females: 510 (50.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 199 Maurice A. Fitzgerald School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.2%
Black101.0%
Asian31230.6%
Hispanic62861.5%
White696.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 199 Maurice A. Fitzgerald School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten19018.6%
1st Grade21320.9%
2nd Grade20219.8%
3rd Grade19419.0%
4th Grade17817.4%
Ungraded444.3%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 81-90%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
94.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
2.0%
District:
4.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
8.0%
District:
8.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
45.0%
District:
46.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
6.0%
District:
11.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
4.0%
District:
14.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
1.0%
District:
4.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
3.0%
District:
5.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
3.0%
District:
5.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that P.S. 199 Maurice A. Fitzgerald School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on NYSTP state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science

NYSTP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201043.6%49.5%54.7%
200972.4%73.7%75.8%
200861.2%62.7%70.1%
 
Math Test
201064.1%62.2%59.1%
200989.7%93.2%92.9%
200891.8%92.0%89.9%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201046.4%51.3%56.7%
200977.2%73.9%76.9%
200865.0%66.1%71.1%
 
Math Test
201064.2%66.6%63.8%
200996.6%90.0%87.2%
200887.8%84.5%83.8%
 
Science Test
201079.0%86.0%89.0%
200987.0%84.0%88.0%
 
Source: NY Department of Education 2009-2010

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