P.S. 32 Gifford School

2.67 5 1 (3 reviews)
32 Elverton Ave
Staten Island, NY 10308
(School attendance zone shown in map)
P.S. 32 Gifford School serves 675 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
P.S. 32 Gifford School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

P.S. 32 Gifford School's student population of 675 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students675 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

P.S. 32 Gifford School is ranked within the top 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of P.S. 32 Gifford School is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1678 out of 4239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
6%
9%
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Hispanic
15%
27%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
76%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.400.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #31 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to P.S. 32 Gifford School is P.S. 37 (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 8 Shirlee Solomon (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Staten Island P.S. 8 Shirlee Solomon
    Grades: PK-5 | 602 students
    0.5 miles
    112 Lindenwood Rd
    Staten Island, NY 10308
    (718) 356-2800
    0.5 PK-5 602
  • Staten Island P.S. 37 Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 388 students
    0.6 miles
    15 Fairfield St
    Staten Island, NY 10308
    (718) 984-9800
    0.6 PK-12 388
  • Staten Island I.S. 24 Myra S Barnes
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,264 student
    0.8 miles
    225 Cleveland Ave
    Staten Island, NY 10308
    (718) 982-4700
    0.8 6-8 1,264
  • Staten Island P.S. 42 Eltingville
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,036 student
    0.8 miles
    380 Genesee Ave
    Staten Island, NY 10312
    (718) 984-3800
    0.8 PK-5 1,036
  • Staten Island Barbara Esselborn School
    Grades: PK-5 | 830 students
    0.9 miles
    330 Durant Ave
    Staten Island, NY 10308
    (718) 987-8020
    0.9 PK-5 830

School Reviews

  2.67 out of 5  (3 reviews)
1  
The teachers at PS32 are outstanding. Very wonderful staff. However, the principal is awful.
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5  
I attended the school when it first opened I had Mrs. Coppola for 3rd and 4th grade she was an amazing teacher. It's a great School I have nothing but the fondest memories...
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2  
This school has many wonderful caring teachers. The administration and leadership are poor role models for the children. Bullying policies not enforced. Very little involvement from the Principal.
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