P.S. 97 Forest Park School

8552 85th St, Woodhaven, NY 11421 | (718) 849-4870
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 754
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5 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 85-52 85th St, Woodhaven, NY 11421
  • Principal or Admin: Maureen Ingram
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: 754
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 61.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 400 (53.1%)
  • Females: 354 (46.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 97 Forest Park School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.4%
Black283.7%
Asian16321.6%
Hispanic53771.2%
White233.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 97 Forest Park School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten182.4%
Kindergarten11114.7%
1st Grade12116.0%
2nd Grade11615.4%
3rd Grade11915.8%
4th Grade9813.0%
5th Grade11715.5%
Ungraded547.2%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 81-90%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
93.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
1.0%
District:
6.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
2.0%
District:
1.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
3.0%
District:
4.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
2.0%
District:
6.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
3.0%
District:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
10.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
44.0%
District:
44.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
3.0%
District:
13.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for P.S. 97 Forest Park School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on December 02, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • excellent school, staff and caring loving teachers.

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