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I.S. 051 Edwin Markham

Grades: 6-8
20 Houston Street
Staten Island NY 10302
Phone: 718-981-0502

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I.S. 051 Edwin Markham in North Shore is a neighborhood school serving grades 6 through 8. The school is in its own building.

There is a dual-language program available in Spanish which offers instruction in both English and the target language, and is designed to make children fluent in both. It requires a separate application process. Some seats in this program may be reserved for children who speak Spanish but English speaking children are welcome to apply. The principal has been leading this school since 2009.

This school prioritizes children who live in the school zone, but anyone is welcome to apply. To see if your address is zoned for this school please use our school search. For more information about zoned school enrollment and advice on how to find a program, please visit our New to NYC page and see the "Zoned Schools and other options" section.

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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?
60%
75% Citywide Average
How many students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?
69%
82% Citywide Average
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
75%
52% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
85%
82% Citywide Average
How many teachers say they would recommend this school to other families?
76%
81% Citywide Average

From 2017-18 NY State Report Card

How many students were suspended?
4%
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?
91%
75% Citywide Average
Years of principal experience at this school
8.6

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?
29%
37% Citywide Average
How many middle school students scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
37%
42% Citywide Average

From 2018 Middle School Directory

What high schools do most graduates attend?
Port Richmond High School, Curtis High School, and Susan E. Wagner High School
Accelerated courses offered for high school credit
US History,Algebra I,Living Environment

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

How many 8th-graders earn high school credit?
28%
32% Citywide Average

Who does this school serve?

From 2018-19 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
1313
Asian
6%
Black
22%
Hispanic
50%
White
21%
Other
2%
Free or reduced priced lunch
79%
Students with disabilities
29%
English language learners
8%

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

Average daily attendance
90%
93% Citywide Average
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
33%
23% Citywide Average

From 2018 School Directories

Uniforms required?
Yes
This school offers Transitional Bilingual Education in Spanish.
This school offers Dual Language classes 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?
7%
14% Citywide Average
How many students with disabilities scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
11%
15% Citywide Average
How many English language learners scored 3-4 on the state math exam?
6%
14% Citywide Average
How many English language learners scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
1%
6% Citywide Average


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Contact & Location

Location

North Shore (District 31)
Buses: S44, S48, S57, S59, S89, S94, S98, X10, X10B, X12, X14, X30, X42

Contact

Principal
Nicholas Mele
Parent Coordinator
Joann Wojcik

Other Details

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

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

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