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About This School

P.S. 136 Roy Wilkins is a public elementary school in New York. The principal of P.S. 136 Roy Wilkins is MS. TANYA S. WALKER, who can be contacted at twalker@schools.nyc.gov. 581 students attend P.S. 136 Roy Wilkins and identify mostly as Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Native American or Native Alaskan. 4% of the P.S. 136 Roy Wilkins students are "limited in English proficiency." 84% of the 581 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at P.S. 136 Roy Wilkins is 15:1. Stepping Stone of Southeastern Queen is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Theater drama
  • Sports

    • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 91% 71%
Hispanic 5% 13%
Native American or Native Alaskan 3% 0.7%
White, non-Hispanic 1% 2%
Asian 0.6% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 13%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 84% 74%
Limited English proficiency 4% 7%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (3 months ago)

    My daughter is currently enrolled here and the school is not a bad school. unfortunately it is like any other school in any other ethnic neighborhood average at best. The classes have way to many students and its unfair to the students and teachers. The school is always clean and they do the best with what they are given. if you are engaged in your childs life and work with them while they are a student here they will be fine however if you are depending on the school to get your child through (which no parent should do by the way) if your child is not a fast learning and needs extra attention they will definitely fall behind. not that the staff is not willing there are just so many students. anyway the school is ok. **Mrs Robinson who is a kindergarten teacher is excellent**

  • (1 year ago)

    my school is PS 136 the leadership is no good. The principal have no empathy or comcerns for the children. There is constantly no morning or afternoon outside supervision. The way staff communicates with children is unruly. There is bulling issues as well. I have intervened in a bulling situation in the more with four boy jumping on another. The leadrship is no good.

  • (1 year ago)

    I graduated from this school in 1961 and it was one of the best schools in Queens even back then. The foundation I received at PS 136 has served me well over the past 5 decades.....

  • (2 years ago)

    My little boy attended Kindergarten at PS 136 for school year 2010-2011. I agree that initially I was very skeptical about this school. I was pleasantly surprised to find that teacher to student ratio was not too bad as there was an assistant teacher there. Both teachers seemed to have the best interest of the children as their priority...It was very troubling that the children did not have gym... instead during recess they sat in the auditorium and watched movies... whatever happened to Physical Ed for 5 yr olds? I agree that there is a need for more music and art but the children do need to get up and move..

  • (3 years ago)

    I had a Kindergartener and 4th grader go to this school for the 2010-2011 school year. I must admit I thought this was going to be a bad experience but wow I was wrong. It is not the greatest school and some staff members are a bit rude but let me tell you that the principal was very nice respectful and involved. I really liked how she seemed to know pretty much every students name. My sons kinder teacher Ms. Bentley was amazing! I couldnt have asked for a nicer teacher. unfortunately she retired this year however there are other really great teachers here. My daughters 4th grade teacher Ms. Creveceour was tough but kind. She really cares about her students education she expects nothing but the best from her students and I like that. Be a parent who is involved. show them you are a parent who cares. A parents involvement makes all the difference in the experience your child has in school and the experience you have with their teachers.

  • (5 years ago)

    The school is good but needs more arts and more 1 on 1 time like tutoring after school or something but to get the kids interested in school you need more activities for the arts side so they would like to learn and do well because they know they have to keep the grades up or else no more fun activities

  • (5 years ago)

    I used to go here from 1998-2003. This is a great school the principal (which is not the principal there anymore as I heard) was really nice and amazing. All the teachers are great at their work

  • (5 years ago)

    I do not like the way they run the school. No supervision the children are always fighting and it is very loud. I am trying to get my daughter out as i type.

  • (6 years ago)

    I really did not like this school. My son went here for kindergarten in 2006-2007. There is no supervision outside of the school in the morning or in the afternoon. And mostly every time I took my son to school there would be a fight going on. The hallways are noise and the lunchroom area. I am not saying that the children cannot speak but you have to maintain there tone especially in the morning. If a child start their da of loud and hyper they will continue to be that way for the rest of the day. My child was left in school for 3 hours because someone failed to call me and let me know my child wasn't picked up. It was my fault that I did forget it was a half of day. I also filled out an emergency blue card. Someone should have notified me.

  • (6 years ago)

    this is a poor unorganized school.

  • (7 years ago)

    Not at all pleased with this school. There are behavior issues within the school. I am moving just so a can be re-zoned for a new school.D. Funn

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