P.S. 97 Highlawn School

1855 Stillwell Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11223 | (718) 372-7393
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 796
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2.5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Kristine Mustillo
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: 796
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 56.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 382 (48.0%)
  • Females: 414 (52.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 97 Highlawn School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.5%
Black91.1%
Asian44656.0%
Hispanic13416.8%
White20325.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 97 Highlawn School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten546.8%
Kindergarten11514.4%
1st Grade11514.4%
2nd Grade9211.6%
3rd Grade10913.7%
4th Grade12315.5%
5th Grade11814.8%
Ungraded708.8%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 61-70%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
95.0%
State:
93.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
2.0%
District:
1.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
4.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
2.0%
District:
9.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
3.0%
District:
8.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
7.0%
District:
5.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
50.0%
District:
55.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
8.0%
District:
13.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Overall Rating: 2.5

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2.5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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3 reviews for P.S. 97 Highlawn School

  • Reviewed by Community Member on September 08, 2011
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • this school is terrible. it is full of hoodlums. the kids destroy everything when leaving the school. probably bussed in from different neighborhoods
  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on February 22, 2011
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I dont really like this school! The teachers there are kinda mean! :0
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on September 16, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • THIS SCHOOL IS GREAT.

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