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330 Durant Ave

Staten Island, NY 10308

(718) 987-8020

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 700

Students Per Teacher: 9

Parent Reviews

50 Parent Reviews for P.s. 53 Bay Terrace

Excellent school! Feels like a family! All of the staff are very warm and friendly. As a parent I feel very welcome when I come into the school.. It makes communicating very easy. I have 2 children in this school. They are so happy here. It seems like the staff really takes the time to get to know the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/08/14

I really like the school. Everyone is caring and nice and always lets you know when there is an issue with your child. I agree that they should have more gym classes during the week and actually do sports with them so that they are not overwhelmed when they get to junior high.

Posted by a parent on 04/17/14

My son goes to ps53 .i think the school its great ,teachers are great ,I think they should add more sport activities. for the kids and more gym classes weekly

Posted by a parent on 03/25/14

I love my sons new teacher. Her name is Ms. Watt in Pre-K. As a newcomer to this school, I am very satisfied with the communication, cleanliness, curriculum and activities held with the PTA. My son is very comfortable in her classroom and enjoys coming to school which is most important!

Posted by a parent on 09/24/13

I couldn't be happier with this school. I feel like they are an extended family because the school environment is so caring and nurturing. The principal, Ms. Esposito and Vice Principal Mr. Reformato are truly amazing people. They are always around, whether I am dropping my daughter off in the morning ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/09/12

this school runs on bribe system u give bribe u get good grades in class,they favour certain people.

Posted by a parent on 07/30/12

My daughter went there and it is a very good school. The teachers are really great there and are interested in the kids doing well.

Posted by a parent on 11/08/10

Great school, best teachers.

Posted by a parent on 10/27/10

There are quality teachers working in this school who care about their students and helping them to succeed. The faculty and staff make parents welcome and encourage parents to be an integral part of their child's experience at P.S. 53

Posted by a parent on 10/23/10

I love PS 53 because not only is it considered one of the best elementary schools on SI but it is a warm and nurturing school as well. They care about their students. The office staff wonderful and easy to talk to. They have an amazing parent coordinator who is approachable, kind and caring. She goes ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/23/10

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Test scores for P.s. 53 Bay Terrace

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Test Year: 2012
P.s. 53 Bay Terrace
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. 53 Bay Terrace is located at 330 Durant Ave, Staten Island NY 10308. 330 Durant Ave is in the 10308 ZIP code in Staten Island, NY The school district for P.s. 53 Bay Terrace is the New York City Public Schools. P.s. 53 Bay Terrace is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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