P.S. 256 School

S Convent Rd, Syosset, NY 11791 | (516) 921-0450
  • Grades: 12
  • Student Enrollment: 411
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 411 high school students that are all enrolled in the same grade level (12)
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Oswaldo Roman
School Operational Details
  • Special Education School

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 411
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 80.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 5.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 354 (86.1%)
  • Females: 57 (13.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 256 School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.7%
Black25060.8%
Asian92.2%
Hispanic9623.4%
White5312.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 256 School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten143.4%
12th Grade10.2%
Ungraded39696.4%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 81-90%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
90.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
3.0%
District:
3.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
4.0%
District:
11.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
38.0%
District:
45.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
20.0%
District:
12.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
24.0%
District:
14.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
2.0%
District:
6.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
4.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
2.0%
District:
7.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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