Hamilton Heights School

508 West 153rd St, New York, NY 10032 | (212) 281-1947
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 233
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 508 W 153rd St, New York, NY 10032
  • Principal or Admin: Alva Buxenbaum
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 233
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 16.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 117 (50.2%)
  • Females: 116 (49.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Hamilton Heights School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.9%
Black7532.2%
Asian41.7%
Hispanic13156.2%
White219.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Hamilton Heights School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten4418.9%
1st Grade4017.2%
2nd Grade3816.3%
3rd Grade4218.0%
4th Grade4619.7%
5th Grade239.9%
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:
13.0%
District:
8.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
25.0%
District:
39.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
22.0%
District:
17.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
17.0%
District:
28.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
6.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
17.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
20.0%
District:
6.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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