Ps 506 School of Journalism and Technology

330 59th St, Brooklyn, NY 11220 | (718) 492-0087
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 774
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Elizabeth Waters
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: 774
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 55.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 408 (52.7%)
  • Females: 366 (47.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Ps 506 School of Journalism and Technology Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.1%
Black50.6%
Asian14518.7%
Hispanic59777.1%
White263.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Ps 506 School of Journalism and Technology
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten364.7%
Kindergarten12015.5%
1st Grade13717.7%
2nd Grade11414.7%
3rd Grade10313.3%
4th Grade10613.7%
5th Grade11014.2%
Ungraded486.2%
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:
3.0%
State:
5.0%
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:
6.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
2.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
3.0%
District:
6.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
5.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
38.0%
District:
52.0%
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:
10.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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