P.S. 42 R. Vernam School

488 Beach 66th St, Arverne, NY 11692 | (718) 634-7914
  • Grades: KG-8
  • Student Enrollment: 712
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Riva Madden
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: 712
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 59.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 388 (54.5%)
  • Females: 324 (45.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 42 R. Vernam School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian111.5%
Black53875.6%
Asian202.8%
Hispanic13018.3%
White131.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 42 R. Vernam School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten649.0%
1st Grade7510.5%
2nd Grade659.1%
3rd Grade7710.8%
4th Grade8011.2%
5th Grade496.9%
6th Grade699.7%
7th Grade547.6%
8th Grade7410.4%
Ungraded10514.7%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 81-90%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
1.0%
District:
6.0%
State:
3.0%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
89.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
10.0%
District:
6.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
2.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
36.0%
District:
44.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
17.0%
District:
13.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
23.0%
District:
19.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
5.0%
District:
4.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
10.0%
District:
6.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
6.0%
District:
5.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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