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P.S. 134 Henrietta Szold

Grades: Pre-K, K-5
293 East Broadway
Manhattan NY 10002
Phone: 212-673-4470

Our Insights

P.S. 134 Henrietta Szold on the Lower East Side is a neighborhood school serving grades Pre-K through 5. This school is in its own building.

This school prepares students well to progress to the next grade and helps them improve their test scores, as compared to other schools with similar students. In the Pre-K classes, teachers ask children questions, invite back-and-forth conversation to develop language skills, and promote mutual respect and positive social interactions. The principal has been leading this school since 2017.

This school prioritizes children who live in District 1, but anyone is welcome to apply. Type your address into our school search to see if your child has priority. For more information about school enrollment and advice on how to find a program, please visit our New to NYC page.

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School Stats

Citywide Average Key
This school is Better Near Worse than the citywide average

Is this school safe and well-run?

From 2018-19 NYC School Survey

How many teachers say order and discipline are maintained at this school?
19%
79% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
31%
81% Citywide Average
How many teachers say they would recommend this school to other families?
30%
83% Citywide Average

From 2017-18 NY State Report Card

How many students were suspended?
1%
1% Citywide Average

From this school's most recent Quality Review Report

Are teachers effective?

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

How many teachers have 3 or more years of experience teaching?
84%
80% Citywide Average
Years of principal experience at this school
1.0

How do students perform academically?

From 2018 State ELA+Math Results Summary

How many elementary school students scored 3-4 on the state math exam?
32%
51% Citywide Average
How many elementary school students scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
38%
49% Citywide Average

What is the Pre-K like?

From the NYC Program Assessment (CLASS and ECERS-R) Database through 2018-2019

Instruction: Teachers ask kids to explain their reasoning when they solve problems
Activities: Children explore art, music, sand/water, dramatic play and more
Language: Teachers talk and listen to kids in a supportive way
Interaction: Teachers ask kids good questions and invite back-and-forth conversation

Who does this school serve?

From 2018-19 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
281
Asian
10%
Black
26%
Hispanic
60%
White
3%
Other
1%
Free or reduced priced lunch
92%
Students with disabilities
41%
English language learners
9%
Pre-K seats
14

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

Average daily attendance
89%
93% Citywide Average
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
46%
25% Citywide Average

From 2018 School Directories

How does this school serve special populations?

From 2018 State ELA+Math Results Summary

How many students with disabilities scored 3-4 on the state math exam?
8%
28% Citywide Average
How many students with disabilities scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
14%
23% Citywide Average


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Contact & Location

Location

Lower East Side (District 1)
Trains: J Line, M Line, Z Line to Delancey St-Essex St; F Line to East Broadway
Buses: B39, M14A, M14D, M15, M15-SBS, M21, M22, M9

Contact

Principal
Robert Perales
Parent Coordinator
Miriam Petrovitch

Other Details

Shared campus?
No
This school is in its own building.
Metal detectors?
No

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