School Details

Ps 47 Chris Galas

9 Power Rd, Broad Channel, NY 11693
(718) 634-7167
9

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-8 225 students 11 students/teacher (NY avg is 13)

Test Scores by grade

52%
29%
31%
26%
32%
34%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

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.
  • This school in 2013
  • New York City Geographic District #27 average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

74%
27%
30%
87%
37%
36%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

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.
  • This school in 2013
  • New York City Geographic District #27 average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

59%
30%
30%
53%
29%
30%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

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.
  • This school in 2013
  • New York City Geographic District #27 average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

18%
24%
30%
64%
32%
31%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

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.
  • This school in 2013
  • New York City Geographic District #27 average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

28%
26%
31%
45%
27%
28%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

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.
  • This school in 2013
  • New York City Geographic District #27 average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

23%
26%
34%
36%
27%
27%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

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.
  • This school in 2013
  • New York City Geographic District #27 average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Ps 47 Chris Galas is a public middle school in New York. The principal of Ps 47 Chris Galas is MS. ANN MOYNAGH, whose e-mail is jdonohu2@schools.nyc.gov. 225 students go to Ps 47 Chris Galas and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 1% of the Ps 47 Chris Galas students are "limited in English proficiency." 63% of the 225 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Ps 47 Chris Galas is 11:1. Channel View School for Research is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • Arabic
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Martial arts self defense
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 86% 10%
Hispanic 8% 35%
Black, non-Hispanic 3% 31%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 23%
Asian 2% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.6%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 63% 80%
Limited English proficiency 1% 10%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    P.S. 47 is a great school.

  • (6 years ago)

    P.S 47 is an excellent school. Everyone is so kind to eachother and we all get along. Every eacher teaches very well and handles problems very smoothly. We are a small school on a small island and the students and teachers are all like one big family. I love P.S 47.

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Overall score

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