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About This School

Space Shuttle Columbia School is a public elementary school in New York. The principal of Space Shuttle Columbia School is MR. MICHAEL LA MORTE, who can be contacted at rmezzac@schools.nyc.gov. 748 children attend Space Shuttle Columbia School and are mostly Black, non-Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 10% of the Space Shuttle Columbia School students are "limited in English proficiency." 52% of the 748 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Space Shuttle Columbia School is 14:1. P.S. 69 Daniel D Tompkins is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Photography
    • Theater drama
    • Video film production
  • Languages Taught

    • French
    • German
    • Italian
    • Japanese
    • Korean
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Football
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Tennis
    • Track
    • Volleyball
    • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 6% 15%
White, non-Hispanic 55% 54%
Hispanic 22% 23%
Asian/Pacific Islander 17% 8%
Asian 17% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.5%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 52% 47%
Limited English proficiency 10% 6%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (5 months ago)

    P.S. 58 is a great school!!! Both of my children goes here since P-K and very happy with the education that they get along with the great support from school. Very friendly staff and teachers.

  • (5 months ago)

    i love this school. Everyone is friendly and helpful from the school security officer to the main office

  • (1 year ago)

    Great! The staff and teachers so far have been wonderful! My daughter started their last year for kindergarten.

  • (1 year ago)

    My son began Pre-k last year and is currently in Kindergarten. He has had 2 AMAZING teachers and I can only hope for the same when my younger son begins in September. I feel this school is a safe bright and welcoming atmospere that helps my child focus function and feel safe. They have a great curriculumn and strive to keep parents posted frequently which I appreciate. I feel comfortable contacting my child's teacher whenever I am unsure or have questions. Communication is key and I feel very comfortable with the level of communication I have with the school and staff.

  • (3 years ago)

    Best school on earth period !

  • (3 years ago)

    the teachers and administration truly care about the children. they create a safe fun and respectful environment for the children to come to every day

  • (4 years ago)

    The teachers are friendly and approachable and there is no tolerance for bullying in school.

  • (6 years ago)

    I have two children in this school and I have been extremely impressed with the overalll experience.My older son started there the first year it opened and he has done extremely well. The school is clean and bright. The students seem happy and the teachers are friendly and available when you need them. I am proud to have both of my sons in this school.

  • (6 years ago)

    I have 2 children in this school the parent envolement is superior to most the staff is wonderful though some of the teachers are a bit young but over all a great school

  • (6 years ago)

    I graduated from this school this year and it was great. All the teachers are so nice. There are many extra curricular activities

  • (6 years ago)

    The teachers are so nice here! Every child has respect! There are no bullies no mean schol ads! Everything is just perfect!

  • (6 years ago)

    New principal this year and younger teachers

  • (6 years ago)

    I graduated from this school last year and that is probably the best thing that happened to me at this school. All the teachers are into favoritism the school is very strict. The classes are also very short mostly because the period is mainly occupied by the teacher's ranting about the 'disruptive behavior' although I must admit I've noticed that kids are becoming more and more unruly. I really think this is a bad school not because of the curriculum or anything but because of the staff. I'm glad I graduated.

  • (7 years ago)

    P.S. 58 is a great school. The nurses and teachers are great. I would love to see more extracurricular activities. Other than that I have no complaints about the school. The security in the school is very good and I feel safe having my son there.

  • (7 years ago)

    I have two children that attend the schhol at the present time and one that graduated last year. Overall I believe it to be by far an amazing schhol. The P.T.A is made up of women that are so creative. They have a 'pumpkin patch' every year where the kids go pick one in the gym. They offer a dance program music (band) program and a chorus program. This ensures that no child is left out of an extracurricular activity. The teachers and the staff are made up of wonderful caring people led by a team of professional down to earth individuals that always have the childs best interest in mind. It is a clean safe loving environment and I feel priviledged to be a part of the school

  • (7 years ago)

    Daughter not happy. For the last three years I have encountered teachers who seem to me like they should be teaching higher grades. They seem to also play favorites. I do not like the rewards systems either. I think all children should start out with 5 stars for the week and have them taking away if they are misbehaving. I think other languages should be taught to our students or offered. Drama should also be added.

  • (8 years ago)

    My daughter went to this school since it first opened the principal is a terriffic gentlemen. He genuinely loves his school and his students. This is a terrific school with a pta that is extremely active.

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