P.S. 179 the Kensington School

202 Ave C, Brooklyn, NY 11218 | (718) 438-4010
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 891
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Valerie Joseph
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: 891
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 65.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 461 (51.7%)
  • Females: 430 (48.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 179 the Kensington School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian111.2%
Black535.9%
Asian32736.7%
Hispanic27731.1%
White22325.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 179 the Kensington School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten718.0%
Kindergarten12514.0%
1st Grade14015.7%
2nd Grade13415.0%
3rd Grade12413.9%
4th Grade11012.3%
5th Grade12213.7%
Ungraded657.3%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 91-100%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
94.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
1.0%
District:
3.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
8.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
51.0%
District:
52.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
19.0%
District:
10.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
20.0%
District:
10.0%
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:
1.0%
District:
7.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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