P.S. 56 Louis Desario School

250 Kramer Ave, Staten Island, NY 10309 | (718) 605-1189
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 769
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Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Dean Scali

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 769
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 45.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 394 (51.2%)
  • Females: 375 (48.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 56 Louis Desario School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian70.9%
Black60.8%
Asian283.6%
Hispanic597.7%
White66987.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 56 Louis Desario School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten557.2%
Kindergarten11214.6%
1st Grade13517.6%
2nd Grade11815.3%
3rd Grade12616.4%
4th Grade10013.0%
5th Grade10013.0%
Ungraded233.0%
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%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
1.0%
District:
5.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
2.0%
District:
4.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
73.0%
District:
62.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
11.0%
District:
11.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
40.0%
District:
15.0%
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. 56 Louis Desario School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on NYSTP state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies

NYSTP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201065.6%53.3%54.7%
200986.4%75.9%75.8%
200889.6%69.7%70.1%
 
Math Test
201077.8%62.2%59.1%
200998.1%93.1%92.9%
200899.0%90.2%89.9%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201076.2%51.3%56.7%
200993.7%75.5%76.9%
200882.4%69.8%71.1%
 
Math Test
201090.5%64.7%63.8%
2009100.0%88.4%87.2%
200891.2%85.6%83.8%
 
Science Test
201096.0%86.0%89.0%
200998.0%85.0%88.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201064.0%52.5%52.5%
200991.1%82.3%82.2%
200893.0%77.4%77.6%
 
Math Test
201083.0%68.1%64.6%
200999.1%91.3%88.1%
200898.3%86.5%83.2%
 
Social Studies Test
201089.0%84.0%86.0%
200992.0%82.0%86.0%
 
Source: NY Department of Education 2009-2010

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