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Elementary School Middle School High School

I.S. 034 Tottenville

Grades: 6-8
528 Academy Avenue
Staten Island NY 10307
Phone: 718-477-4500

Our Insights

What’s Special

Neighborhood school with roots in the community

The Downside

Far from rest of city

The southernmost school in New York State, IS 34 is located in the former home of Tottenville High School, a 1930s-era building refitted in the 1970s to function as a middle school. 

Long-time principal John Boyle makes sure he visits every floor of the four-story building every day to chat with teachers and students. "It’s the personal connections that matter most in education," he told Chalkbeat. "Everyone has a story, and you are never going to hear it sitting in your office."

A neighborhood school with roots in the commmunity, many parents were once students at IS 34. 

Admission: Zoned neighborhood school. (Clara Hemphill, web reports, February 2019)

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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?
90%
75% Citywide Average
How many students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?
89%
82% Citywide Average
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
49%
52% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
91%
82% Citywide Average
How many teachers say they would recommend this school to other families?
91%
81% Citywide Average

From 2017-18 NY State Report Card

How many students were suspended?
0%
3% 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?
82%
75% Citywide Average
Years of principal experience at this school
7.9

How do students perform academically?

From 2018 State ELA+Math Results Summary

How many middle school students scored 3-4 on the state math exam?
75%
37% Citywide Average
How many middle school students scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
61%
42% Citywide Average

From 2018 Middle School Directory

What high schools do most graduates attend?
Tottenville High School, Gaynor McCown Expeditionary Learning School, and CSI High School for International Studies
Accelerated courses offered for high school credit
Algebra I, Living Environment, US History

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

How many 8th-graders earn high school credit?
20%
32% Citywide Average

Who does this school serve?

From 2018-19 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
1061
Asian
5%
Black
1%
Hispanic
13%
White
80%
Other
1%
Free or reduced priced lunch
38%
Students with disabilities
29%
English language learners
2%

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

Average daily attendance
93%
93% Citywide Average
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
20%
23% Citywide Average

From 2018 School Directories

Uniforms required?
No

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?
44%
14% Citywide Average
How many students with disabilities scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
26%
15% Citywide Average
How many English language learners scored 3-4 on the state math exam?
45%
14% Citywide Average
How many English language learners scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
6%
6% Citywide Average


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Contact & Location

Location

South Shore (District 31)
Trains: N/A
Buses: S59, S74, X17, X22, X22A

Contact

Principal
John Boyle
Parent Coordinator
Diane Cunsolo

Other Details

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

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

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