Robert E. Peary School

1666 Hancock St, Ridgewood, NY 11385 | (718) 456-7588
  • Grades: 8-9
  • Student Enrollment: 346
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 346 middle and high school students from grades 8-9
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 16-66 Hancock St, Ridgewood, NY 11385
  • Principal or Admin: Brenda Gallashaw
School Operational Details
  • Special Education School

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 346
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 72.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 4.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 276 (79.8%)
  • Females: 70 (20.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Robert E. Peary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.9%
Black11533.2%
Asian3710.7%
Hispanic14040.5%
White5114.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Robert E. Peary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten174.9%
8th Grade20.6%
9th Grade10.3%
Ungraded32694.2%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 81-90%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
86.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
1.0%
District:
3.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
3.0%
District:
1.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
7.0%
District:
6.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
8.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
1.0%
District:
7.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
13.0%
District:
11.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
31.0%
District:
45.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
14.0%
District:
12.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
23.0%
District:
14.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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