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P.S. 71 Forest School

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P.S. 71 Forest School is located at 62-85 Forest Avenue Ridgewood, NY and it serves grades K-5 in Queens County. This New York School offers programs which encourage active participation of students and their parents. They work to motivate and strengthen individual confidence and self-determination in both parents and children. Wide arrays of learning technologies are used to support the engagement of students, teachers, administrators, parents, and the community in helping all students to achieve high standards. The schools educational technology applications will deepen student engagement and improve student achievement by enabling them to access and analyze information, solve problems, collaborate with others, and communicate their thoughts and ideas.

PTA support with target goals to promote the welfare of children and youth in home, school, community, and place of worship. To develop between educators and the general public such united efforts as will secure for all children and youth the highest advantages in physical, mental, social, and spiritual education.

Effective use of learning technologies will allow students to become self-directed, self-motivated and lifelong learners. School officials believe that a positive and collaborative relationship between the school, parents and community is vital to our children’s academic, social and emotional growth and well being. The teachers and staff are committed to providing the very best educational experience for your child and we are all eager to work closely and collaboratively with you throughout the entire school year. Instruction - All classrooms provide explicit reading instruction using the district approved scientifically-based research program, Classroom teachers also use data results to drive instruction.


Overview

P.S. 71 Forest School

New York City District #24

62-85 Forest Avenue
Ridgewood, NY 11385

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Large City (City: Large)

718-821-7772 (Phone)

Serving Grades: K-5, UE

Principal: Walkydia Olivella

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Student Enrollment Information

Kindergarten
(Full Day)
1st2nd3rd4th5thUngraded
Elementary
12713514614715115857

Additional Student Information

Total Students
921
Attendance Rate
93%
Suspensions
1
Year Statistics Were Compiled
2005
Student / Teacher Ratio
11.2
Free Lunch
520
Reduced Lunch
184
Student Ethnicities

Student Gender

Staff Information

Full Time Principals
1
Full Time Assistant Principals
1
Other Full Time Professional Staff
7
Full Time Teachers
85
Part Time Principals
0
Part Time Assistant Principals
0
Part Time Teachers
0
Other Part Time Professional Staff
0

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
White
Yes
2006
Students With Disabilities
No
2006
Limited English Proficient
No
2006
Economically Disadvantaged
Yes
2006
Subject:Elementary / Middle School Math
All Students
Yes
2006
Hispanic Or Latino
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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