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Work study for children with special needs
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PS 188X, a school for children with various special needs, is an overwhelmingly safe school where students feel that bullying does not occur frequently, surveys report.
The school, which serves over 450 Pre-K through 12th grade students, is located in three sites throughout the Bronx. The attendance rate for the 2015-2016 school year was 86.3 percent according to the Comprehensive Education Plan.
Students develop daily living and prevocational skills, the Quality Review reports. Specifically, students may receive training at school-based worksites such as the School Store, Woodshop Co-op, and Haven Caf or off campus in settings such as at the New York Public Library, Goodwill, Daughters of Jacob Nursing Home or the Office Management Training Program, the Quality Review states.
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ADMISSIONS: Citywide. PS 188 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 and Hugo Segal, web reports, August 2017)Read more
Is this school safe and well-run?
From 2018-19 NYC School Survey
From 2018-19 School Quality Guide
Who does this school serve?
From 2019-20 Demographic Snapshot
From 2020 School Directories
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Bronx, NY 10460