P.S. 232 Lindenwood School

15323 83rd St, Howard Beach, NY 11414 | (718) 848-9247
  • Grades: KG-8
  • Student Enrollment: 924
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  • Mailing Address: 153-23 83rd St, Howard Beach, NY 11414
  • Principal or Admin: Lisa Josephson

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 924
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 59.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 474 (51.3%)
  • Females: 450 (48.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 232 Lindenwood School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian60.6%
Black748.0%
Asian12613.6%
Hispanic34237.0%
White37640.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 232 Lindenwood School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten11412.3%
1st Grade12213.2%
2nd Grade10611.5%
3rd Grade10811.7%
4th Grade10411.3%
5th Grade909.7%
6th Grade879.4%
7th Grade657.0%
8th Grade586.3%
Ungraded707.6%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 51-60%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
94.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
1.0%
District:
6.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
3.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
50.0%
District:
44.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
7.0%
District:
13.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
3.0%
District:
4.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
7.0%
District:
6.0%
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. 232 Lindenwood 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
201074.0%51.2%54.7%
200987.7%73.8%75.8%
200873.4%65.9%70.1%
 
Math Test
201068.6%58.3%59.1%
200999.0%92.8%92.9%
200889.3%90.1%89.9%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201075.5%49.1%56.7%
200984.3%75.7%76.9%
200874.3%65.1%71.1%
 
Math Test
201081.9%62.7%63.8%
200993.3%88.9%87.2%
200886.7%83.8%83.8%
 
Science Test
201094.0%86.0%89.0%
200992.0%86.0%88.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201065.0%49.9%52.5%
200982.2%78.1%82.2%
200881.6%73.2%77.6%
 
Math Test
201071.0%64.3%64.6%
200991.7%88.4%88.1%
200889.6%85.3%83.2%
 
Social Studies Test
201097.0%85.0%86.0%
200992.0%84.0%86.0%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201058.3%46.6%54.2%
200985.2%79.6%80.9%
200871.3%58.5%66.9%
 
Math Test
201070.1%58.5%61.3%
200988.7%82.2%83.0%
200891.0%76.3%79.4%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201063.1%40.9%50.0%
200985.9%76.4%80.3%
200861.8%64.0%70.0%
 
Math Test
201075.0%55.9%62.4%
200988.6%84.1%87.3%
200882.9%72.9%78.9%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201060.0%44.3%51.0%
200975.7%63.7%68.5%
 
Math Test
201068.6%50.1%54.8%
200982.9%75.6%80.2%
 
Science Test
201081.0%62.0%71.0%
200978.0%60.0%69.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201081.0%50.0%69.0%
200974.0%42.0%63.0%
 
Source: NY Department of Education 2009-2010

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