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P.S. 153 Homecrest

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P.S. 153 Homecrest emphases are placed on teaching through a team structure, thus enabling them to provide meaningful learning experiences for all of the students. Parents are welcome to visit anytime and even enjoy eating lunch with their child or help in the classroom. The staff and teachers strive to instill self-esteem, respect for others, and the appreciation of learning. Along with this the teachers are committed to a high standard of professionalism while creating an educational atmosphere that is open minded, with values of communication and support. P.S. 153 focuses on improving student reading, writing, mathematical and critical thinking skills. Being an involved parent is the best method to insure your child's success. The PTSA and Booster Club will appreciate your support. Maintain open communication with teachers and staff. The school lets you keep track of your child's progress by attending Parent/Teacher Conferencing Nights, Open House, and grade meetings.


Overview

P.S. 153 Homecrest

New York City District #21

1970 Homecrest Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11229

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Large City (City: Large)

718-375-4484 (Phone)

Serving Grades: PK-5, UE

Principal: Carl Santa Maria

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Student Enrollment Information

Pre-KKindergarten
(Full Day)
1st2nd3rd4th5thUngraded
Elementary
3666816693827949

Additional Student Information

Total Students
552
Attendance Rate
93%
Suspensions
9
Year Statistics Were Compiled
2005
Student / Teacher Ratio
13.1
Free Lunch
415
Reduced Lunch
80
Student Ethnicities

Student Gender

Staff Information

Full Time Principals
1
Full Time Assistant Principals
1
Other Full Time Professional Staff
4
Full Time Teachers
43
Part Time Principals
0
Part Time Assistant Principals
0
Part Time Teachers
2
Other Part Time Professional Staff
1

Adequate Yearly Progress Decisions

Sub-Group Names
Satisfactory
School Year
Subject:Elementary / Middle School English Language Arts
All Students
Yes
2006
Hispanic Or Latino
Yes
2006
Asian Or Pacific Islander
Yes
2006
White
Yes
2006
Students With Disabilities
Yes
2006
Limited English Proficient
Yes
2006
Economically Disadvantaged
Yes
2006
Subject:Elementary / Middle School Math
All Students
Yes
2006
Hispanic Or Latino
Yes
2006
Asian Or Pacific Islander
Yes
2006
White
Yes
2006
Students With Disabilities
Yes
2006
Limited English Proficient
Yes
2006
Economically Disadvantaged
Yes
2006
Subject:Elementary / Middle School Science
All Students
Yes
2006

Regents Results

Subject
Year
# Tested
Percent Passing
 

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