P.S. 217 Col. David Marcus School

1100 Newkirk Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11230 | (718) 434-6960
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 1,285
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2 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Franca Conti
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: 1,285
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 100.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 666 (51.8%)
  • Females: 619 (48.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 217 Col. David Marcus School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.2%
Black16913.2%
Asian67952.8%
Hispanic27421.3%
White16112.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 217 Col. David Marcus School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten725.6%
Kindergarten17913.9%
1st Grade18914.7%
2nd Grade19315.0%
3rd Grade18414.3%
4th Grade18414.3%
5th Grade17513.6%
Ungraded1098.5%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 81-90%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
94.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
1.0%
District:
4.0%
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:
2.0%
District:
4.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
1.0%
District:
5.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
2.0%
District:
4.0%
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:
49.0%
District:
50.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
7.0%
District:
10.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
6.0%
District:
12.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 2

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2 reviews for P.S. 217 Col. David Marcus School

  • Reviewed by Student on February 07, 2011
  • Rating: 2 (2 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I go to yhis school and its okay I hate other students there just to curseful or just going crazy becouse they have no frienns but the only thing I like is the education its hard to understand but u will get it
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on June 02, 2010
  • Rating: 2 (2 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • My child loves this school, however, teachers are not well trained to teach more than one subject. Communication is poor between teachers and parents. Overall the school is not bad, just lots of teachers with lots of egos.

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