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About This School

P.S. 189 is a public elementary school in New York. The principal of P.S. 189 is MS. THERESA LUGER and can be contacted at tluger2@schools.nyc.gov. 1,094 students go to P.S. 189 and identify mostly as Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 42% of the P.S. 189 students are "limited in English proficiency." 97% of the 1,094 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at P.S. 189 is 12:1. St. Elizabeth School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Theater drama
  • Languages Taught

    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Martial arts self defense
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Tennis
    • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 97% 89%
Black, non-Hispanic 1% 7%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
White, non-Hispanic 1% 3%
Asian 0.4% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.1%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 97% 88%
Limited English proficiency 42% 38%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    This is a great school. Everyone in the building cares about the well being of each child. From custodians to principals from school aids to teachers everyone takes time to meet the needs of the students. My son is currently in the third grade and enjoys learning very much. He even comes home practicing the typing skills learned in computer class and the songs learned in music. I love this school.

  • (1 year ago)

    Excellent teachers and administrators. I went to this school and really love how great it still is. My brother currently attends the fifth grade and it's unbelievable how much effort his teacher puts so that he succeeds. I commend the school and the people who work there for a great job.

  • (3 years ago)

    good school good teachers clean secure challengin academic progrmas strong principal and staff good comunication

  • (3 years ago)

    This is my older daughter`s first school and she is learing a lot and now she is in 4 grade and my middle one is now staring in the same school as her older sister this a great school.

  • (4 years ago)

    I am an alum of this school and now my son is attending. This is a very good school it shows students the fundamentals they need to succeed. I have seen many people including myself prosper because of this school. The principal i s excellent the teachers are excellent and even the school aides are excellent.

  • (4 years ago)

    I love p.s.189 cus everybody in this school will try to do what right for your kids and help the kids what they need to do and learn even more each day.

  • (7 years ago)

    Programs need improvement. There needs to be more extracurricular activities and as far as parent involvement not many parents get involved. Personally the teachers to date that I have dealt with have been very helpful.

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