P.S. 156 Laurelton

Grades: 3-K, Pre-K, K-5
229-02 137 Avenue
Queens NY 11413
Phone: 718-528-9173

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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 the 2020-21 NYC School Survey

How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
89%
86% Citywide Average

From the 2019-20 NY State Report Card

How many students were suspended?
0%
0% Citywide Average

From this school's most recent Quality Review Report

Are teachers effective?

From the 2020-21 School Quality Guide

How many teachers have 3 or more years of experience teaching?
93%
86% Citywide Average
Years of principal experience at this school
7.6

How do students perform academically?

From the 2019 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?
30%
50% 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 the 2021-22 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
166
Asian
1%
Black
78%
Hispanic
15%
White
3%
Other
3%
Free or reduced priced lunch
74%
Students with disabilities
11%
English language learners
4%
Pre-K seats
13
3-K seats
12

From the 2020-21 School Quality Guide

Average daily attendance
89%
92% Citywide Average
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
36%
26% Citywide Average

From the 2020 School Directories

How does this school serve special populations?

From the 2019 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?
7%
23% Citywide Average


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Contact & Location

Location

Springfield Gardens (District 29)
Buses: Q5, Q85

Contact

Principal
Estelle Moore
Parent Coordinator
Hailey Gray

Other Details

Shared campus?
Yes
This school shares the building with Queens United Middle School

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

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