P.S. 184 Flushing Manor
QUEENS NY 11357 Map
P.S. 184 Flushing Manor
Extended PK hours offered: Please contact site for more information
Tucked away in the middle class neighborhood of Whitestone, PS 184's students are bright, high-scoring on exams, and active in student government. Parents are very involved, flocking to the school to run activities, including movie nights, winter fairs, and elaborate graduation events.
Principal Anna Dimilta took the helm at PS 184 when longtime principal Dora Pantelis retired during the 2013-2014 school year. Dimilta had previously worked as the Assistant Principal at PS 184.
Teachers at PS 184 are experienced, with many having been teachers for fifteen years or more, according to the Learning Environment Survey, and almost all reported that they would not want to work at any other school.
All students at PS 184 take visual arts and dance. Fifth graders participate in the Dancing Classrooms program, where they learn ballroom dancing.
Extracurriculars include sports like basketball and cheerleading. PS 184 is part of the District 25 basketball league, and students compete with students from other schools. Students may also participate in the student government, which is involved in a range of projects like fundraisers and spirit days. The Arts and Science Appreciation Program (ASAP) runs a variety of after-school activities, including science club, piano lessons, and homework help among others.
Adjacent to PS 184 is a spacious public playground that the school uses as a schoolyard.
English language learners: Students learning English receive support from an ESL teacher who assists them during their regular classes. There are no self-contained classes for English language learners.
Special education: PS 184 offers Collaborative Team Teaching (CTT) classes, in which two faculty members, one a specialist in special education, teach mixed groups of general education students and students with special needs.
Admission: PS 184 is a neighborhood school. (Pauline Zaldonis, web reports, March 2014)
At a glance
Number of Students 521
Average Daily Attendance 97%
Safety & vibe
How many teachers say bullying is a problem at school?NA 17% CITYWIDE AVERAGE
How many teachers say order and discipline are maintained in the school?100% 86% CITYWIDE AVERAGE
ARE CLASSES BIG?
Number of students in an average kindergarten class25 23 CITYWIDE AVERAGE
Number of students in an average fifth grade class28 26 CITYWIDE AVERAGE
DO TEACHERS LIKE THE SCHOOL?
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?100% 84% CITYWIDE AVERAGE
How many teachers would recommend this school to other parents?100% 87% CITYWIDE AVERAGE
How many students are chronically absent?5% 22% CITYWIDE AVERAGE
Percent of 3rd, 4th & 5th graders who scored 3 or 4 on the state math exam
Percent of 3rd, 4th & 5th graders who scored 3 or 4 on the state ela exam
Percent of 4th graders who scored 3 or 4 on the state science exam
Does the school encourage family involvement?
How many parents say they were invited to an event at the school at least 3 times in the last school year?79% 75% CITYWIDE AVERAGE
Do parents like the school?
How many parents would recommend this school to other parents?98% 94% CITYWIDE AVERAGE
Special ed & ELL
How well does this school serve students with disabilities?
This school does not offer self-contained classes.
Percent of self-contained students who scored 3 or 4 on the state math exam:NA 8% CITYWIDE AVERAGE
Percent of self-contained students who scored 3 or 4 on the state ELA exam:NA 2% CITYWIDE AVERAGE
This school offers team teaching (ict).
Percent of ICT students who scored 3 or 4 on the state math exam:7% 19% CITYWIDE AVERAGE
Percent of ICT students who scored 3 or 4 on the state ELA exam:0% 9% CITYWIDE AVERAGE
Percent of SETSS students who scored 3 or 4 on the state math exam:25% 17% CITYWIDE AVERAGE
Percent of SETSS students who scored 3 or 4 on the state ELA exam:13% 9% CITYWIDE AVERAGE
How many parents say students with disabilities are included in all activities?
How many teachers say students with special needs are educated in the least restrictive environment appropriate?
How many parents of students with ieps say this school offers a wide enough variety of services and activities for their children’s needs?