Giffen Memorial School

274 South Pearl St, Albany, NY 12202 | (518) 462-7176
  • Grades: PK-6
  • Student Enrollment: 489
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 274 S Pearl St, Albany, NY 12202
  • Principal or Admin: Maxine Fantroy-Ford
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Albany City School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $20,847
  • Graduation Rate: 61.7%
  • Dropout Rate: 6.7%
  • Students Per Teacher: 12.0
  • Enrolled Students: 8,423

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 489
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 41.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 257 (52.6%)
  • Females: 231 (47.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 31 (6.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 301 (61.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 332 (67.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Giffen Memorial School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.4%
Black33267.9%
Asian316.3%
Hispanic7014.3%
White5310.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Giffen Memorial School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten7114.5%
Kindergarten9018.4%
1st Grade6513.3%
2nd Grade5210.6%
3rd Grade449.0%
4th Grade5711.7%
5th Grade5010.2%
6th Grade6012.3%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 81-90%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
92.0%
District:
92.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
9.0%
District:
16.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
10.0%
District:
13.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
67.0%
District:
25.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
17.0%
District:
13.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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  • Reviewed by Teacher on February 05, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • wonderful programs and reading scores are great and improving...

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