The Walton Avenue School PS 294

Grades K-5

Location

1425 Walton Avenue
Bronx NY 10452
Concourse (District 9)
Trains: 4, B, D to 170th St
Buses: Bx1, Bx11, Bx13, Bx18, Bx2, Bx3, Bx32, Bx35, BxM4

Contact

Phone
718-293-5970
Principal
Daniel Russo
Parent Coordinator
Delis Deleon

Zone for the 2017-2018 school year. Call school to confirm.

What’s Special

Renovated playground

The Downside

Too soon to tell

Our Review

The Walton Avenue Elementary School opened in 2013 with kindergarten - 2nd grade classes, and plans to expand each year until it is a full K-5 school. The school shares its building with another new school PS 311 Lucero ELementary School, and PS 64, which is closing because of poor performance.

The school building has a renovated playground and library.

Admissions: Zoned neighborhood school. (Annaclaire Diianni-Miller, online research, June 2013)

About the students

Enrollment
497
Asian
1.0%
Black
17.7%
Hispanic
78.3%
White
1.8%
Other
1.2%
Free or reduced priced lunch
95%
Students with disabilities
25%
English language learners
25%

About the school

Shared campus?
Yes
This school shares a building with Lucero Elementary
How crowded? (Full is 100%)
200%
Citywide Average Key
This school is Better Near Worse than the citywide average

Attendance

Average daily attendance
93%
94% Citywide Average
How many students are chronically absent?
27%
21% Citywide Average

Is this school safe?

How many teachers say order and discipline are maintained at this school?
100%
82% Citywide Average
How many teachers say their students are safe outside around this school?
81%
88% Citywide Average

About the leadership

Years of principal experience at this school
3.0
6.6 Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
96%
82% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal has a clear vision for this school?
100%
90% Citywide Average
How many teachers trust the principal?
96%
82% Citywide Average

About the teachers

How many teachers have 3 or more years of experience teaching?
66%
78% Citywide Average
Teacher attendance
97%
96% Citywide Average
How many teachers say they would recommend this school to other families?
100%
85% Citywide Average
How many teachers think the staff collaborate to make this school run effectively?
100%
89% Citywide Average

Do parents like the school?

How many parents responded to the school survey?
77%
65% Citywide Average
How many parents say they are invited to visit classrooms?
94%
85% Citywide Average
How many parents say this school offers enough courses, activities and services to keep their children interested in school?
93%
86% Citywide Average
Citywide Average Key
This school is Better Near Worse than the citywide average

Test scores

How many students scored 3-4 on the state math exam?
78%
43% Citywide Average
How many students scored 3-4 on the state ELA exam?
61%
42% Citywide Average

Arts offerings

This school has 2 dedicated spaces for Music and Theater
Citywide Average Key
This school is Better Near Worse than the citywide average

How does this school serve English Language Learners?

This school offers Transitional Bilingual Education in Spanish.
How many English language learners score 3-4 on the State ELA exam?
27%
9% Citywide Average
How many former English language learners score 3-4 on the State ELA exam?
75%
46% Citywide Average

How does this school serve students with disabilities?

This school offers self-contained classes
This school offers team teaching (ICT)
Average math score for ICT students
2.28
2.0 Citywide Average
Average math score for self-contained students
2.49
2.4 Citywide Average
Average ELA score for ICT students
2.03
1.9 Citywide Average
Average ELA score for self-contained students
2.22
2.2 Citywide Average
How many parents of students with disabilities say this school offers enough activities and services for their children's needs?
99%
86% Citywide Average
How many parents of students with disabilities say this school works to achive the goals of their students' IEPs?
99%
91% Citywide Average
How many parents of students with disabilities say they are satisfied with the IEP development process at this school?
99%
89% Citywide Average
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