Essence School

590 Sheffield Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11207 | (718) 272-8371
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 240
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5 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Claudy Makelele
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: 240
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 17.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 108 (45.0%)
  • Females: 132 (55.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Essence School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black19882.5%
Asian41.7%
Hispanic3715.4%
White10.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Essence School
  Number Percent
6th Grade6125.4%
7th Grade8435.0%
8th Grade8033.3%
Ungraded156.3%
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:
5.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
6.0%
District:
8.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
56.0%
District:
40.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
19.0%
District:
20.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
40.0%
District:
28.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
6.0%
District:
8.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
5.0%
District:
9.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
6.0%
District:
8.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Essence School

  • Reviewed by Student on January 05, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • hello, my name is katherine torres and i wold like to rewiew this school.I am in the fifth grade and im looking for a middle school and i got interested in this school so i would like if i can review this middle school for information about it for grade six

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