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P.S. 9

Grades: K-8
58-74 57th Street
Queens NY 11378
Phone: 718-456-7105

Our Insights

What’s Special

School for students with special needs

The Downside

Little information available

PS 9 students agree they are challenged in their courses and that the schools programs, classes and activities encourage them to develop skills outside academics, surveys report.

The school, which serves over 600 K-8 students, is located in seven different sites. The student body consists of learners diagnosed with emotional disturbance, autism, developmental disorder, global developmental delays, expressive, receptive language, communication disorder, and other health impairments. The attendance rate for the 2015-2016 school year was 86.1 percent, according to the Quality Review.

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ADMISSIONS: Citywide. PS 9 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 2019-20 NYC School Survey

How many teachers say order and discipline are maintained at this school?
77%
86% Citywide Average
How many students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?
88%
89% Citywide Average
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
52%
37% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
58%
82% Citywide Average

From 2019-20 School Quality Guide

How many teachers have 3 or more years of experience teaching?
81%
0% Citywide Average
Years of principal experience at this school
12.0

Who does this school serve?

From 2020-21 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
625
Asian
19%
Black
28%
Hispanic
39%
White
11%
Other
2%
Free or reduced priced lunch
82%
Students with disabilities
100%
English language learners
29%


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

Contact & Location

Location

Maspeth (District 24)
Buses: B57, Q39, Q59

Contact

Principal
Robert Wojnarowski
Parent Coordinator
Yolanda Jones

Other Details

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

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