William O. Schaefer Elementary School

140 Lester Dr, Tappan, NY 10983 | (845) 680-1303
  • Grades: PK-1
  • Student Enrollment: 524
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 524 preschool and elementary school students from grades PK-1
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Nora Polansky
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 524
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 43.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 282 (53.8%)
  • Females: 227 (43.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 10 (1.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 28 (5.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 38 (7.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
William O. Schaefer Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black163.1%
Asian346.5%
Hispanic5410.3%
White40477.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For William O. Schaefer Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten5710.9%
Kindergarten23244.3%
1st Grade23544.8%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 1-10%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
92.0%
District:
96.0%
State:
93.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
4.0%
District:
3.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
56.0%
District:
65.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
2.0%
District:
1.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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