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P.S. 368K Star Academy

Grades: K-12
70 Tompkins Avenue
Brooklyn NY 11206
Phone: 718-388-9494

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What’s Special

Special needs school has good teaching and effective principal

The Downside

Little information available

PS 368 is a safe and orderly school where teachers agree that the principal is trustworthy and an effective manager, according to surveys.

The school, located in three sites in Brooklyn, serves over 200 K-12th graders with autism and emotional disturbances. The attendance rate for the 2015-2016 school year was 84.2 percent, according to the Comprehensive Education Plan. Additionally, the schools pedagogy was well-developed on its 2015 Quality Review, the highest possible ranking.

ADMISSIONS: Citywide. PS 368 is part of District 75, a network of 69 schools dedicated to New York Citys students with disabilities who require increased attention. District 75 provides educational, vocational, and behavioral support programs for students who are on the autism spectrum, have significant cognitive delays, are significantly emotionally challenged, have a sensory impairment or have multiple disabilities. (Katie Safter & Hugo Segal, web reports, August 2017)

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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?
89%
90% Citywide Average
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
27%
18% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
88%
90% 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?
70%
78% Citywide Average
Years of principal experience at this school
3.0

Who does this school serve?

From the 2021-22 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
232
Asian
4%
Black
52%
Hispanic
33%
White
10%
Other
1%
Free or reduced priced lunch
93%
Students with disabilities
91%
English language learners
11%
Pre-K seats
2

From the 2020 School Directories



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

Contact & Location

Location

Bedford-Stuyvesant (District 14)
Trains: G Line to Myrtle-Willoughby Aves; J Line, M Line, Z Line to Flushing Ave
Buses: B15, B43, B46, B47, B54, and B57

Contact

Principal
Laverne Peter
Parent Coordinator
Sasha Lopez

Other Details

Shared campus?
Yes
This school shares the building with Success Academy Bed Stuy Charter MS and Success Academy HS of the Liberal Arts Brooklyn
Metal detectors?
No

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