P.S. 52 John C. Thompson School

450 Buel Ave, Staten Island, NY 10305 | (718) 351-5454
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 668
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4 out of 5 | 17 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Evelyn Mastroianni
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 668
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 57.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 353 (52.8%)
  • Females: 315 (47.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 52 John C. Thompson School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.3%
Black192.8%
Asian558.2%
Hispanic9414.1%
White49874.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 52 John C. Thompson School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten314.6%
Kindergarten8612.9%
1st Grade10015.0%
2nd Grade8412.6%
3rd Grade7711.5%
4th Grade8813.2%
5th Grade8312.4%
Ungraded11917.8%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 51-60%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
93.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
2.0%
District:
5.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
7.0%
District:
4.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
53.0%
District:
62.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
5.0%
District:
11.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
2.0%
District:
4.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
1.0%
District:
5.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
1.0%
District:
5.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4

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4 out of 5 | 17 Reviews
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17 reviews for P.S. 52 John C. Thompson School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on February 09, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • What kind of message is sent when you put such emphasis on a 2 inch long toy? Shouldn’t you be more interested in the education of your students than imposing some ridiculous ideology about guns that you and you alone obviously think is appropriate? Shame on you all as staff there at PS 52. Shame on the Staten Island School Board as well.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on February 05, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This is insane. no wonder the state of of schools and overall education is so bad.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on February 05, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • It is hard to believe school administrators could be so..well, stupid.
    No wonder education is what it is today, run by idiots
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on February 04, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I can't believe someone would actually thank this principal for keeping our schools safe. Use some common sense. You must be the principle who did this! Get a grip on reality. Its a real shame when are kids go to school and are treated like terrorists. This principal is the true definition of whats wrong in todays society. We should spend more time praising our children rather than belittleing them. Sometimes as adults we are the ones that can be learning from our children. Last I would like to know how the comment the principal made about going from A's to the NRA would remotely be appropriate!
  • Reviewed by Community Member on February 04, 2010
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I could have been a principal at this school, but my IQ was above 80.
  • Reviewed by Community Member on February 04, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • ... and we wonder why America's public school system is failing our children. When a school is run by a complete moron, we should expect shortfalls in student achievement. Good Job Evelyn!! Way to make your school safe by terrorizing an innocent child !!! The principal is an absolute pathetic disgrace to humanity. She should be fired immediately.
  • Reviewed by Community Member on February 04, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • It is avious to see that the school is run by antigun freaks. When Ms. Mastroianni said to the kid's mother that he had gone from A's to NRA, it shows a clear antigun agenda. The NRA is a very old and well established orginazation in this county that is made up of millions of legal, honist gun owners concerned about gun safty and protecting our right to gun ownership. Something weak minded liberals can not understand.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on February 04, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This is exactly the kind of principal that is responsible for traumatizing children and later on when they get bigger they strike out from all the seething anger they have been living with over trifles like this. This principal should be tranferred to work at an alternative school with real thugs and let her see what a plum job she had. She obviously is not married and has no children of her own (Thank God).
  • Reviewed by Community Member on February 04, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I believe you owe a little boy and his family an apology. COMMON SENSE must not have been taught to you when you were in school, eh? Have you ever seen a 2" long real gun? Didn't think so. Why didn't you harass the little boy that had the Lego axe as well? Idiots
  • Reviewed by Community Member on February 04, 2010
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • It's quite obvious this principal and other people like her are completely ignorant about what a dangerous weapon or firearm is. Get a grip on it you morons!
  • Reviewed by Community Member on February 04, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • For all of you who are upset with the Principal and staff please take a look at: http://science.howstuffworks.com/smallest-gun-in-world1.htm

    And if you would like to be educated on gun violence check out the F.B.I. magazines on converting toys and everyday items into real working guns.

    I want thank the Principal for keeping our kids safe.
  • Reviewed by Community Member on February 04, 2010
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This is ridiculous! This principal should be worried about educating children not confiscating toys that are clearly toys!
  • Reviewed by Community Member on February 04, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • if the school board had any common sense this principal should be out on the street barred from any interaction with children or schools.
  • Reviewed by Community Member on February 04, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • As an educator, you seem to be lacking common sense.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on February 04, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • So glad my children don't go to a school with idiots like that in charge. The toy was 2 inches long, maybe the principal felt threatened because it was bigger than something the principal has?
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on February 03, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I just read about the little kid and his Lego toy. It's easy ti see why our country is in trouble when we have ignorant fools like you people running our schools.

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