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Effective principal; supportive school for special needs children
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PS Q004 is a safe and orderly school where teachers trust the principal and think she is an effective manager, surveys report.
The school, which serves over 400 students Pre-K through 12th grade, is located in six sites across Queens. The student body mainly consists of learners with autism, emotional handicaps, learning disabilities, intellectual disabilities and pervasive developmental disabilities. According to the Comprehensive Education Plan, the attendance rate for the 2015-2016 school year was 91.4 percent. Additionally, the 2015 Quality Review notes that the quality of the teaching is good.
Based on the Quality Review, it is evident that the school has a strong relationship with families and the community. Parents have generally defined the school as all-around supportive and attentive to my childs needs. In fact, one parent said, They dont only nurture our children, they nurture us as parents.
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ADMISSIONS: Citywide. PS Q004 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)Read more
Is this school safe and well-run?
From 2018-19 NYC School Survey
From 2017-18 NY State Report Card
From this school's most recent Quality Review Report
From 2018-19 School Quality Guide
Who does this school serve?
From 2019-20 Demographic Snapshot
From 2020 School Directories
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Queens, NY 11365