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P.S. X176

Grades: K-12
750 Baychester Avenue
Bronx NY 10475
Phone: 718-904-5750

Our Insights

What’s Special

School for children with autism has debate team, art classes

The Downside

Little information available

PS X176 is a school where students agree that there is little bullying and parents say the Pre-K program is strong, surveys report.

The school, which supports over 900 students ages 3-21, is located in six sites across the Bronx. The student body mainly serves learners with autism, but there are students with other special needs as well. The attendance rate for the 2015-2016 school year was 91.4 percent, according to the Comprehensive Education Plan (CEP) and we read in the 2015 Quality Review that the quality of teaching at this school is good.

In addition, the CEP highlights the many programs and after school activities offered through the school including work-study opportunities, physical education initiatives, inclusion programs, a computer class, a debate team, arts classes and more. The school participates in the city's comfort dog program. A visiting dog named Izzy is part of a "mutt-i-gree" curriculum.

[Photo from school website]

ADMISSIONS: Citywide. PS X176 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?
86% Citywide Average
How many students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?
89% Citywide Average
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
37% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
82% Citywide Average

From 2019-20 School Quality Guide

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

Who does this school serve?

From 2020-21 Demographic Snapshot

Free or reduced priced lunch
Students with disabilities
English language learners

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

Contact & Location


Baychester (District 11)
Trains: 5 Line to Baychester Ave
Buses: Bx12, Bx12-SBS, Bx23, Bx26, Bx28, Bx29, Bx30, Bx38, Bx5, Q50


Alexandra Guerriero
Parent Coordinator
Felicia Elliott Bryant

Other Details

Shared campus?
This school shares a building with PS 178
Metal detectors?

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