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P.S. 138

Grades: Pre-K, K-12
144 East 128th Street
Manhattan NY 10035
Phone: 212-369-2227

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What’s Special

Safe school for students with special needs

The Downside

Little information available

PS 138 is a safe and orderly school where students agree that most students treat each other with respect, according to school surveys.

The school, which serves over 600 1st- 12th graders, is located in eleven sites throughout Manhattan. It offers specialized educational and therapeutic services to students with autism, students with significant cognitive, physical or behavioral disabilities, and students with multiple disabilities. According to the Comprehensive Education Plan, the attendance rate for the 2015-2016 school year was 83.7 percent.

ADMISSIONS: Citywide. PS 138 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?
74%
90% Citywide Average
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
13%
18% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
82%
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?
74%
78% Citywide Average
Years of principal experience at this school
6.2

Who does this school serve?

From the 2021-22 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
663
Asian
3%
Black
29%
Hispanic
61%
White
6%
Other
2%
Free or reduced priced lunch
89%
Students with disabilities
100%
English language learners
24%
Pre-K seats
8
3-K seats
14

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

East Harlem (District 5)
Trains: 4 Line, 5 Line, 6 Line to 125th St
Buses: M35, M60-SBS, M100, M101, M103, Bx15

Contact

Principal
Gregg Soulette
Parent Coordinator
Revenya Murray

Other Details

Shared campus?
Yes
This school shares a building with Success Academy Harlem 2 Charter and PS 30
Metal detectors?
No

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