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P.S. 51

Grades: Pre-K, K-1
87-45 117 Street
Queens NY 11418
Phone: 718-850-0738

Our Insights

P.S. 51 in Richmond Hill is a neighborhood school serving grades Pre-K through 1. This school is in its own building.

In the Pre-K classes, teachers ask children questions, invite back-and-forth conversation to develop language skills, mutual respect and promote positive social interactions . Children are encouraged to communicate and learn language skills through books, puppets or blocks. They have lots of time to talk and ask questions. The principal has been leading this school since 2005.

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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?
100%
79% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
95%
81% Citywide Average
How many teachers say they would recommend this school to other families?
100%
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?
63%
80% Citywide Average
Years of principal experience at this school
13.1

How do students perform academically?

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
245
Asian
25%
Black
4%
Hispanic
48%
White
16%
Other
8%
Free or reduced priced lunch
77%
Students with disabilities
9%
English language learners
24%
Pre-K seats
35

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

Average daily attendance
90%
93% Citywide Average

From 2018 School Directories



For more information about our data sources, see About Our Data · More DOE statistics for this school

Contact & Location

Location

Richmond Hill (District 27)
Trains: J Line, Z Line to 121st St
Buses: Q10, Q24, Q37, Q55, Q56, QM18

Contact

Principal
Magdaly Saint Juste
Parent Coordinator
Andrea Kelly

Other Details

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

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

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