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About This School

Number 2 Elementary School is a public elementary school in West New York. The principal of Number 2 Elementary School is Mr Bernard Abbadessa, who can be contacted at babbadessa@wnyschools.net. 624 children attend Number 2 Elementary School and identify mostly as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 7% of the Number 2 Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 71% of the 624 students here are paying reduced lunch prices.The average class size at Number 2 Elementary School is 15, and the student to teacher ratio is 11:1. Number 5 Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 92% 96%
White, non-Hispanic 6% 3%
Black, non-Hispanic 1% 0.3%
Asian 1% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.8% 0.5%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.08%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 71% 79%
Limited English proficiency 7% 0%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (11 months ago)

    PS2 is fast moving with new principal. high qualified and experienced teachers hard working staffs in school. GT program and summer school was successful. As the community wishes PS2 is growing up.

  • (8 years ago)

    Public School #2 is a much nicer and newer building than the other public schools in West New York but is plagued by the same overcrowded and rowdiness that all of the other schools in town are dealing with.

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