KIPP Washington Heights Elementary School

Grades: K-3
586 West 177 Street, 4th Floor
Manhattan NY 10033
Phone: 212-991-2630

Our Insights

This is a charter school. It is an independent public school open to all New York City students.

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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?
96%
94% Citywide Average
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
37%
28% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
96%
86% Citywide Average

How do students perform academically?

From the 2019 State ELA+Math Results Summary

How many elementary school students scored 3-4 on the state math exam?
66%
51% Citywide Average
How many elementary school students scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
55%
50% Citywide Average

From the 2020-21 School Quality Guide

How many 8th-graders earn high school credit?
0%
19% Citywide Average

Who does this school serve?

From the 2021-22 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
827
Asian
0%
Black
7%
Hispanic
89%
White
1%
Other
2%
Free or reduced priced lunch
91%
Students with disabilities
24%
English language learners
15%

From the 2020-21 School Quality Guide

Average daily attendance
96%
92% Citywide Average
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
12%
26% Citywide Average

From the 2020 School Directories

Uniforms required?
No

How does this school serve special populations?

From the 2019 State ELA+Math Results Summary

How many English language learners scored 3-4 on the state math exam?
45%
28% Citywide Average
How many English language learners scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
25%
17% Citywide Average


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Contact & Location

Location

Washington Heights (District 6)
Trains: A Line to 175th St; 1 Line to 181st St

Contact

Principal
Rebecca McMurdie

Other Details

Shared campus?
Yes
This school shares the building with PS 115.
Uniforms required?
No

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