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P.S. 78
Public Elementary
1.
P.S. 78
Public Elementary
48 09 Center Boulevard
Queens, NY 11109
District 30
2013 Progress Report: A
Needs Index
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Overview School details from the principal and InsideSchools.org
Review from InsideSchools.org
  • What’s Special: Innovative programs take advantage of the school's waterfront location
  • The Downside: No gym or auditorium
  • Read Full Review »
Performance Student scores on standardized tests, city measures of school improvement and graduation rates
Elementary School Performance Summary
Combined performance on state English and Mathematics exams.
8
Above Average
Standardized Test Scores
3rd Grade English
Average score.
330 / 425 Above Average
3rd Grade Math
Average score.
325 / 425 Above Average
4th Grade English
Average score.
312 / 425 Above Average
4th Grade Math
Average score.
325 / 425 Above Average
5th Grade English
Average score.
311 / 425 Average
5th Grade Math
Average score.
321 / 425 Above Average
Department of Education Progress Reports
Performance Score
Elementary Schools
13.4 / 25 Average
Progress Score
Elementary Schools
38.7 / 60 Above Average
Learning Environment Score
Elementary Schools
7.9 / 15 Average
Satisfaction Satisfaction scores from city surveys of parents, teachers and students, and measures of the quality of school staffing
Satisfaction Level
Results of a city survey of parents, teachers and students.
9
Above Average
Satisfaction with School Environment
Academic Expectations
Response to city survey regarding the school's academic environment.
9.2 / 10 Above Average
Safety
City survey responses regarding the school's safety.
9.6 / 10 Above Average
Engagement
City survey responses regarding the engagement level of parents, teachers and students.
9.1 / 10 Above Average
Communications
City survey responses regarding the school's communications.
9.2 / 10 Above Average
Diversity Racial and ethnic breakdown of the student body
Diversity Score
The likelihood that two students selected randomly would be of different races or ethnicities.
7
Above Average
Diversity
Asian
12%
Black
7%
Hispanic
42%
Native American
< 1%
White
38%
About the School
Staffing
Student-Teacher Ratio
The number of students divided by the number on the teaching staff.
12 : 1 / 30
Elementary Class Size
Average number of students per classroom, grades K-5.
19.2 / 50 Above Average
School Crowding
Overcrowding in schools, measured by the ratio of enrollment to capacity.
73.4 / 250 Average
Average Teacher Pay
Average salary, general education teacher.
$70,840 Average
Experienced Teachers
The percentage of teachers with five or more years of classroom experience.
79% Average
Teachers With a Master's Degree
The percentage of teachers with master's degrees.
100% Above Average
Students
Elementary/Middle School Attendance Rate
Annual daily student attendance rate.
95% Average
English Language Learners
The percentage of students for whom English is a second language.
10%
Special Education
The percentage of students with Individualized Education Plans.
12%
Recent Immigrant Rate
The percentage of recent immigrants attending this school.
1%
Student Stability Rate
The percentage of students remaining in school from year to year.
93%
Temporary Housing Rate
The percentage of students without stable living situations.
< 1%
Male
The percentage of students who are male.
55%
Female
The percentage of students who are female.
45%