Ps 32 Gifford School

32 Elverton Ave
Staten Island, NY 10308
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 643 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Ps 32 Gifford School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 68% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 643 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • : Top 30% in NY
  • : 65% (Top 30%)
  • : 68% (Top 20%)
  • : 90-94% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ps 32 Gifford School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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School Overview

Ps 32 Gifford School's student population of 643 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
643 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Ps 32 Gifford School ranks within the top 30% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ps 32 Gifford School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#901 out of 4377 schools
(Top 30%)
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65%
46%
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68%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ps 32 Gifford School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
90-94%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Ps 32 Gifford School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
15%
10%
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Hispanic
19%
29%
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Black
1%
16%
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White
64%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.54
This chart display the diversity score of Ps 32 Gifford School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ps 32 Gifford School's ranking?
Ps 32 Gifford School is ranked #901 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Ps 32 Gifford School often compared to?
Ps 32 Gifford Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Ps 8 Shirlee Solomon by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
65% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 68% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Ps 32 Gifford School?
643 students attend Ps 32 Gifford School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
64% of Ps 32 Gifford School students are White, 19% of students are Hispanic, 15% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ps 32 Gifford School?
Ps 32 Gifford School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ps 32 Gifford School offer ?
Ps 32 Gifford School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ps 32 Gifford School part of?
In what neighborhood is Ps 32 Gifford School located?
Ps 32 Gifford School is located in the Great Kills neighborhood of Staten Island, NY. There are 3 other public schools located in Great Kills.

School Reviews

5   7/28/2021
It''s an excellent school if your child wants to work hard and listen. Caring teachers and faculty.
- Posted by Parent - Robert
1   7/5/2020
The teachers at PS32 are outstanding. Very wonderful staff. However, the principal is awful.
- Posted by Parent - Parent
5   2/6/2017
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...
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Tony Supino
2   3/5/2015
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.
- Posted by Parent - Vfada

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 643 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 65% (Top 30%)
  • : 68% (Top 20%)
  • : 90-94% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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