P.S. 31 William T. Davis School

55 Layton Ave, Staten Island, NY 10301 | (718) 273-3500
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 552
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5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Patricia Covington
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: 552
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 45.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 300 (54.3%)
  • Females: 252 (45.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 31 William T. Davis School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian71.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 31 William T. Davis School
  Number Percent
1st Grade6511.8%
2nd Grade6612.0%
3rd Grade10018.1%
4th Grade7413.4%
5th Grade7213.0%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 81-90%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
Percent of Students Suspended
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: 5

5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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3 reviews for P.S. 31 William T. Davis School

  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on January 15, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This is an excellent school! I enrolled my daughter, who was entering the 4th grade, in the September of 2010, after she had been in catholic school since the age of 3. I was always skeptical of public school but the minute I entered p.s 31 I felt like I was part of a family. My daughter has been left back due to a learning disability that catholic school could not, nor wanted to recognize. The day of classes my sister-in-law went to enroll my daughter in P.S. 31 because I had to work, the staff was so helpful, attentive, and warm, my sister-in-law had to excuse herself because she started to cry. Knowing all the obstacles we have had to try and get my daughter to enjoy school and retain information, and not feel like and outcast because no one understood that she " just didn't get it"(the school work), my sister-in-law was overcome with emotion. When I finally went to the school and sat down with the VP of special education, Ms. Stone it was like she was in my brain already thinking for me. She knew exactly what my daughter needed to excel, not just in P.S. 31, but for the rest of her academic career. As a small child my daughter hated school, she would come home and cry for hours during homework sessions; now she looks forward to attending school...she looks forward to learning. She even attends the after school program, which was full, but thanks to Mrs. Covington, the schools principal, she was able to secure a spot. I am very grateful to the staff at this school for helping my child to believe in herself and look forward to a promising academic future. My daughter loves her teachers Ms. Early and Ms. Bethurne (not sure if I spelled it right). I am so glad I made the switch from private to public (especially P.S. 31, and I wish I would have done this sooner.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on March 16, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • ps 45 is very predjudice and do not want blacks in school
  • Reviewed by Student on March 02, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • P.S31 is a great school.It provides an after school program for your children.The principal cares abut the children and both the principal and the teachers(ex:the teacher of class 5-309)try to help the kids as indivisuals and as a group.

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