P.S. 79 Francis Lewis School

14727 15th Dr, Whitestone, NY 11357 | (718) 746-0396
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 814
Rating
Not Available

No Reviews Yet
Find Old Friends From P.S. 79 Francis Lewis School

Use the form below to search for alumni from P.S. 79 Francis Lewis School.

First Name:
Last Name:
Graduation Year
Powered by Classmates.com®

School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 147-27 15th Dr, Whitestone, NY 11357
  • Principal or Admin: Paula Marron

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 814
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 52.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 413 (50.7%)
  • Females: 401 (49.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 79 Francis Lewis School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian81.0%
Black40.5%
Asian23729.1%
Hispanic12515.4%
White44054.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 79 Francis Lewis School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten678.2%
Kindergarten10412.8%
1st Grade11113.6%
2nd Grade9311.4%
3rd Grade11814.5%
4th Grade12415.2%
5th Grade12815.7%
Ungraded698.5%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 41-50%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
94.0%
State:
93.0%
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:
50.0%
District:
11.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
69.0%
District:
56.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Be The First To Review P.S. 79 Francis Lewis School!

Rate This School
Suggested Topics for Reviews
  • Principal leadership and staff
  • Overall ranking and student achievement
  • Teacher involvement and guidance
  • Extracurricular activities and sports
  • Classroom, building and playground safety
  • School homework load appropriateness
Enter Your Review Below
Enter Your Email Below
Reviews Containing the Following Will Not Be Accepted
  • Offensive or innappropriate comments, including allegations of criminal behavior
  • Names of individuals (faculty, staff, teachers, or students)
I am a and Accept the Terms of Use

School Map and Similar Schools Nearby

Click to Activate Map of Nearby School Campuses
Private
Public
This School
Similar Schools Nearby
P.S. 21 Edward Hart School
PK-5 | 1,045 Students | 0.8 miles away
Not Yet Rated
P.S. 129 Patricia Larkin School
PK-5 | 947 Students | 1.2 miles away

5 out of 5
P.S. 214 Cadwallader Colden School
PK-5 | 434 Students | 1.2 miles away
Not Yet Rated
P.S. 242 School
KG-3 | 374 Students | 1.3 miles away
Not Yet Rated
P.S. 29 Queens School
PK-5 | 652 Students | 1.4 miles away
Not Yet Rated
P.S. 22 Thomas Jefferson School
PK-5 | 790 Students | 1.7 miles away
Not Yet Rated
P.S. 32 State Street School
PK-5 | 729 Students | 1.9 miles away

5 out of 5
P.S. 20 John Bowne School
PK-5 | 1,414 Students | 1.9 miles away
Not Yet Rated
P.S. 169 Bay Terrace School
PK-5 | 383 Students | 2.0 miles away
Not Yet Rated
P.S. 159 School
PK-5 | 544 Students | 2.1 miles away

5 out of 5

School Community Forum

Join a discussion about P.S. 79 Francis Lewis School and talk to others in the community including students, parents, teachers, and administrators.

Popular Discussion Topics
  • Admissions and Registration Questions (e.g. Dress Code and Discipline Policy)
  • School Calendar and Upcoming Events (e.g. Graduation)
  • After School Programs, Extracurricular Activities, and Athletics (e.g. Football)
  • News and Announcements (e.g. Yearbook and Class Supply List Details)
  • Graduate and Alumni Events (e.g. Organizing Class Reunions)
blog comments powered by Disqus
Navigation
Rankings
Nearby Cities
Sponsored Links
K-12 Articles
Siblings and Individual Identity in High School
When the first day of high school looms in the near future, teens are both excited and anxious....
Summer Reading
In 1998, a book was published in the US that turned a hatred of reading to love. "Harry Potter and...
School Violence: Can It Be Stopped
It's a fact that violence in schools is prevalent in today's society. We hear of school shootings,...