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Middle School High School

P.S. 163 Arthur A. Schomburg

Grades: Pre-K, K-5
2075 Webster Avenue
Bronx NY 10457
Phone: 718-584-3045

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This neighborhood school is open to children who live in its attendance zone. See our School Stats for information about safety, atmosphere and academics.

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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?
52%
79% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
56%
81% Citywide Average
How many teachers say they would recommend this school to other families?
56%
83% Citywide Average

From 2017-18 NY State Report Card

How many students were suspended?
0%
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?
66%
80% Citywide Average
Years of principal experience at this school
0.9

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?
21%
51% Citywide Average
How many elementary school students scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
29%
49% Citywide Average

What is the Pre-K like?

From this school's most recent Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS)

Instruction: Teachers ask kids to explain their reasoning when they solve problems

From this school's most recent Early Childhood Environmental Rating System (ECERS-R)

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
472
Asian
1%
Black
36%
Hispanic
61%
White
1%
Other
1%
Free or reduced priced lunch
98%
Students with disabilities
25%
English language learners
37%

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

Average daily attendance
93%
93% Citywide Average
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
23%
25% Citywide Average

From 2018 School Directories

Pre-K seats
18
This school offers Transitional Bilingual Education in Spanish.

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?
6%
28% Citywide Average
How many students with disabilities scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
3%
23% Citywide Average
How many English language learners scored 3-4 on the state math exam?
9%
28% Citywide Average
How many English language learners scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
14%
17% Citywide Average


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Contact & Location

Location

Fordham (District 9)
Trains: B Line, D Line to Tremont Ave; 4 Line to Burnside Ave
Buses: Bx1, Bx15, Bx2, Bx32, Bx36, Bx40, Bx41, Bx41-SBS, Bx42

Contact

Principal
Barbara Headley
Parent Coordinator
Betty Stewart

Other Details

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

Zone for the 2019-2020 school year. Call school to confirm.

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