Police Officer Rocco Laurie Intermediate School (I.S. 72)

Grades: 6-8
33 Ferndale Avenue
Staten Island NY 10314
Phone: 718-698-5757

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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 students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?
87%
89% Citywide Average
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
39%
27% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
63%
88% Citywide Average

From the 2019-20 NY State Report Card

How many students were suspended?
1%
2% 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?
87%
80% Citywide Average
Years of principal experience at this school
3.0

How do students perform academically?

From the 2019 State ELA+Math Results Summary

How many middle school students scored 3-4 on the state math exam?
48%
40% Citywide Average
How many middle school students scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
54%
44% Citywide Average

From the 2020-21 School Quality Guide

How many 8th-graders earn high school credit?
23%
34% Citywide Average

Who does this school serve?

From the 2021-22 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
1483
Asian
28%
Black
6%
Hispanic
24%
White
40%
Other
3%
Free or reduced priced lunch
63%
Students with disabilities
23%
English language learners
6%

From the 2020-21 School Quality Guide

Average daily attendance
84%
92% Citywide Average
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
47%
26% Citywide Average

From the 2020 School Directories

Uniforms required?
No

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?
9%
14% Citywide Average
How many students with disabilities scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
12%
15% Citywide Average
How many English language learners scored 3-4 on the state math exam?
18%
14% Citywide Average
How many English language learners scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
2%
6% Citywide Average


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Contact & Location

Location

Mid-Island (District 31)
Buses: S44, S59, S61, S89, S91, S94, X17, X17A, X17J, X31

Contact

Principal
Jessica Susca
Parent Coordinator
Toni Rufo

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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