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380 Genesee Ave

Staten Island, NY 10312

(718) 984-3800

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,000

Students Per Teacher: 17

Parent Reviews

28 Parent Reviews for P.s. 42 Eltingville

Definitely one of the best public elementary schools on the island. I have 2 kids there this year and another starting next year. Lots of school spirit days and the principal is awesome. Before Common Core, I'd have given the school 5 stars, but because there is no outspoken anti-Common Core administration ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/10/15

My child left P.S 42 last yea. She had the worst teacher ever and when I told the Principles there was no help at all. They looked at me like I was crazy.

Posted by a parent on 05/28/14

Love this school, both of my kids went to PS 42 They love the principal. Good quality teachers.

Posted by a parent on 09/26/13

One of the best, if not the best school on the island. The principal runs a tight ship. Always involved in everything and if you have any problems the staff and teachers are all hands on

Posted by a parent on 05/13/13

This school is absolutely the best! Best envirement, best teachers, BEST PRINCIPAL!! I have 3 children,my oldest did not go to P.S.42,therefore I have some experience with other schools.My middle child graduated in June,with tears in his eyes on the last day of school.He went on to middle school ( I.S. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/02/12

This is my sons first year he is Kindergarten and he absolutely loves this school, teachers, lunch room ladies and everything that is apart of it. He has learned how to read :) and we couldnt have been happier with our choice of school. Everyone at PS 42 is amazing and are always happy to help with any ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/25/12

I love P.S. 42 because all of the teachers are so nice and they really care about the kids. They make P.S. 42 a fun place to learn and my children look forward to going to school each day because they love their teachers!

Posted by a parent on 10/20/10

The principal and staff treat my children like there own

Posted by a parent on 10/20/10

Is a safe place with staff that really care about our kids education.

Posted by a parent on 10/20/10

Awesome principal and teachers....great school

Posted by a parent on 10/19/10

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Test scores for P.s. 42 Eltingville

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Test Year: 2012
P.s. 42 Eltingville
New York City Public Schools
New York
* In 2011-2012 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles and the science results will be added when they are released in the Fall of 2013. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

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Staten Island schools — P.s. 42 Eltingville is located at 380 Genesee Ave, Staten Island NY 10312. 380 Genesee Ave is in the 10312 ZIP code in Staten Island, NY The school district for P.s. 42 Eltingville is the New York City Public Schools. P.s. 42 Eltingville is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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