P.S. 17 School

778 Forest Ave, Bronx, NY 10456 | (718) 665-5617
  • Grades: Unknown
  • Student Enrollment: 366
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 366 students in grade levels that do not adhere into a traditional K-12 system
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Lorraine Sesti
School Operational Details
  • Special Education School

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 366
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 93.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 3.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 314 (85.8%)
  • Females: 52 (14.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 17 School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian82.2%
Black15041.0%
Asian30.8%
Hispanic19954.4%
White61.6%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 71-80%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
85.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
4.0%
District:
3.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
1.0%
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:
7.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
8.0%
District:
7.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
25.0%
District:
11.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
27.0%
District:
45.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
13.0%
District:
12.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
14.0%
District:
14.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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