P.S. 199 Frederick R. Wachtel School

1100 Elm Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11230 | (718) 339-1422
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 527
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Rosalia Bacarella
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: 527
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 47.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 283 (53.7%)
  • Females: 244 (46.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 199 Frederick R. Wachtel School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.4%
Black142.7%
Asian17032.3%
Hispanic8716.5%
White25448.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 199 Frederick R. Wachtel School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten366.8%
Kindergarten7714.6%
1st Grade7514.2%
2nd Grade7213.7%
3rd Grade7313.9%
4th Grade6111.6%
5th Grade7213.7%
Ungraded6111.6%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 71-80%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
93.0%
State:
93.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
10.0%
District:
5.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
60.0%
District:
55.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
6.0%
District:
13.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
8.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
8.0%
District:
9.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
7.0%
District:
8.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 5

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1 review for P.S. 199 Frederick R. Wachtel School

  • Reviewed by Student on February 13, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • p.s.199 is a wonderful school !! THE TAECHERS are SOOO nice and they are really supportive!!! I LOVE P.S.199!!!

Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that P.S. 199 Frederick R. Wachtel School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on NYSTP state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies

NYSTP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201044.0%51.7%54.7%
200987.7%76.5%75.8%
200877.2%64.0%70.1%
 
Math Test
201063.6%61.7%59.1%
200992.8%93.0%92.9%
200896.4%89.3%89.9%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201066.7%54.2%56.7%
200984.4%72.7%76.9%
200888.4%65.6%71.1%
 
Math Test
201071.7%65.1%63.8%
200997.4%89.1%87.2%
200893.2%81.9%83.8%
 
Science Test
201091.0%85.0%89.0%
200999.0%84.0%88.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201076.4%54.4%52.5%
200980.9%76.6%82.2%
200886.5%75.3%77.6%
 
Math Test
201086.3%68.7%64.6%
200990.0%89.5%88.1%
200892.0%84.6%83.2%
 
Social Studies Test
201092.0%81.0%86.0%
200987.0%78.0%86.0%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
200840.0%68.5%66.9%
 
Math Test
200840.0%85.7%79.4%
 
Source: NY Department of Education 2009-2010

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