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Public | PK-1 | 285 students

 

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Posted January 9, 2011

I am a former student. P.S.51 was the greatest school with the best teachers. Thank you all for the great memories and the best school experience.<3


Posted April 13, 2010

PS 51 is just the right size. I find its building welcoming for the little ones. The staff genuinely care for the kids. The curriculum is excellent. My kids education has been enhanced by workshops and field trips. The principal is great -- very knowledgeable and approachable which is very important to me. The parent coordinator is also very interested in parental involvement and does her best to encourage parents to actively participate in their kids' schooling. I am very happy that my kids are at this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 2, 2009

Two of my kids went to PS51.....love the principal Ms Saint-Juste.The teachers are all great teachers....My son loves Ms. Gerber.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 9, 2008

My two kids started from P.S.51 and are doing excellent in their education. The Staff and the teachers are so friendly and nice. Also it is a small school. Now my youngest has started going and I like the new Prinicipal and have full faith that the kids here will be given the best of education and care under her leadership.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 31, 2008

My child just moved here from out of state and with in a week she improved in all the areas she was struggling in at her last school. The staff is very friendly and caring.
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Posted September 13, 2007

It's a good school and the principal is very nice.
—Submitted by a parent


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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 2 46% 23%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2 35% 9%
White 1 12% 48%
Black 1 5% 19%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1 1% 1%
Two or more races 2 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NYSED, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 123%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 177%N/A43%
Source: 1 NYSED, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Fewer than 3 years experience 5%N/A5%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 74%N/A39%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Teachers with no valid teaching certificate 0%N/A0%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012
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8.7
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8.0
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Parents

This school

 
9.0
 

City average

 
8.4
 

Teachers

This school

 
8.3
 

City average

 
8.0
 
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This school
8.7
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City average
8.1
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Parents

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9.1
 

City average

 
8.5
 

Teachers

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8.4
 

City average

 
7.8
 
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This school
8.5
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City average
7.8
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Parents

This school

 
8.8
 

City average

 
8.1
 

Teachers

This school

 
8.1
 

City average

 
7.8
 
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This school
8.7
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City average
8.2
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Parents

This school

 
8.9
 

City average

 
8.3
 

Teachers

This school

 
8.5
 

City average

 
8.1
 

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 RespondentsResponse rate
Parents19273%
Teachers1995%

12012-2013 New York City Department of Education School Survey

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  • MS. MAGDALY SAINT-JUSTE

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87-45 117th St
Richmond Hill, NY 11418
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