Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 2:10 AM
School leader ACTING PRINCIPAL - MR. CRAIG PINCKNEY-LOWE
District New York City Geographic District # 4
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Extended / longer school day
Block scheduling

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Mathematics
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Gifted / High performing
Project-based

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
0
Music
0
Languages
Music None
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Printmaking
Sculpture
World languages taught None

Support

14
Facilities
including: Audiovisual aids
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Parent involvement center
Performance stage
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Cognitive disability
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Deafness
Multiple disabilities
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Visual impairment, including blindness
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many languages and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program school-wide for at least 25% of the population

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 69% 23%
Black 25% 19%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 9%
White 3% 48%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 19% 8%
Female 44% 49%
N/A 56% 51%
Male 56% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 83% 43%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

7
Girls Sports
including: Track
7
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
13
Clubs
including: Science club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cycling
Golf
Soccer
Swimming
Track
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cycling
Golf
Soccer
Swimming
Track
Clubs Art club
Arts and crafts
Book / reading club
Chess club
Cooking club
Community service
Gardening
Homework help / Study buddy club
Math club
Recycling club
Science club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) School Leadership Team
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Volunteer in the classroom
Students typically continue on to these schools P.S. 108
  P.S. 57
  P.S. 171

Awards

Community service award Penny Harvest
Year received 2012
Academic award Wellness Award
Year received 2012
Academic award School Improvement
Year received 2010

Teachers

22
Staff
including: Reading specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Cooking / nutrition teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Education levels: Master's degree or higher 54% 39%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Paid public transportation
Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Midori & Friends inspiring children through Music
  Rosie's Kids
  Union Settlement
  Kids Creative
  Concrete Safaris
Partner website Concretesafaris.org

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012
Teacher characteristics NYSED, 2011-2012