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About This School

P.S. 177 is a public high school. The principal of P.S. 177 is MS. KATHY POSA, who can be contacted at kposa@schools.nyc.gov. 502 students go to P.S. 177 and are mostly Black, non-Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 13% of the P.S. 177 students have "limited English proficiency." 63% of the 502 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at P.S. 177 is 5:1. Francis Lewis High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
  • Languages Taught

    • Russian
  • Sports

    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Fencing
    • P.E. classes
    • Rock climbing
    • Soccer
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 39% 44%
White, non-Hispanic 23% 15%
Hispanic 22% 35%
Asian/Pacific Islander 15% 5%
Asian 14% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 1% 0.9%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 63% 64%
Limited English proficiency 13% 0%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    Special Ed school - predominantly serving children on the Autism spectrum - the staff truly cares about the children & workw with both the child & families to better the childs life .

  • (7 years ago)

    My son just starting attending this school in September and from the time he started I notice a positive change in him for example he had trouble staying focus in class but now he is raising his hand to answer questions and more alert.

  • (7 years ago)

    This is a great school for students with disabilities. My son has been there for about three years now. The teachers are caring and understanding. The principal is very involved with the students and teachers. The President of the PTA is also involved with the school. At the end of their high school year they teach the students what the outside world will be waiting for them. They take them out to the neighborhoods to explore their surroundings and other great things they do there. My son had a job working in the school cafeteria he enjoyed it so much he wants to work in the cafeteria again this year. He has learned to be independent and he was in the student council.

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