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P.S. K396- Sid Miller Academy

Grades: K-9
110 Chester Street
Brooklyn NY 11212
Phone: 718-385-6200

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What’s Special

School for students with special needs

The Downside

Little information available

PS K396, which serves over 300 1st-12th graders, is located in four sites across Brooklyn. Much of the student body has multiple disabilities. The attendance rate for the 2015-2016 school year was 83.6 percent, according to the Comprehensive Education Plan. Additionally, the quality of teaching is good according to the 2015 Quality Review.

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ADMISSIONS: Citywide. PS K396 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?
84%
90% Citywide Average
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
12%
18% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
95%
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?
52%
78% Citywide Average
Years of principal experience at this school
3.5

Who does this school serve?

From the 2021-22 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
461
Asian
7%
Black
54%
Hispanic
19%
White
6%
Other
14%
Free or reduced priced lunch
90%
Students with disabilities
100%
English language learners
19%

From the 2020 School Directories

This school offers Transitional Bilingual Education in Yiddish.


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

Contact & Location

Location

Brownsville (District 23)
Trains: 3 Line to Rockaway Ave; L Line to Sutter Ave
Buses: B7, B12, B14, and B60

Contact

Principal
Keisha Mccoy-Dailey
Parent Coordinator
Linda Mckenna

Other Details

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

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