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PS 201 Kissena School

Public School | Grades PK-5 | New York City Geographic District #25
6511 155TH St
Flushing, NY 11367
(718) 359-0620

About This School

The school has a new principal, Mr. Brett Gallini. Mr. Gallini was appointed to the school on July 2, 2007. PS 201: is no longer the Kissena School. Through a United States Department of Education Federal Magnet Grant the school opened in September 2008 with a new name: The Discovery School for Inquiry and Research. The school has a brand new library, thousands of dollars in new technology such as SMART Boards, mobile laptop carts as well as external partnerships, Saturday enrichment, arts for all students, and after school inquiry and research clubs. PS 201 is a Columbia University Teacher's College Reading and Writing Project school.  The school is making extraordinary progress and recently received a letter grade of "A" on the 2007-2008 progress report. Test scores are up--the attendance rate is up and reportable incidents are down.
 The school has an exceptional teaching staff that constantly works to improve outcomes for children. All staff members are fully certified. The school boasts small class size and individualized instruction for all students.
PS 201 Kissena School is located in Flushing, NY and is one of 25 elementary schools in New York City Geographic District #25. It is a public school that serves 487 students in grades PK-5. See PS 201 Kissena School's test results to learn more about school performance.

In 2011, PS 201 Kissena School had 12 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The New York average is 13 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)

487

Students Per Teacher (2011)

Female/Male (2011)

51% 49%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)

82.3%
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Grade 3 English Language Arts Performance

New York State Assessments Results
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PS 201 Kissena School Reviews

By Marcia Fraser, a Parent on July 10th 2014

By , a Parent on

Ps201Q is a very remarkable school. My daughter has just completed 3rd grade and is going to 4th grade and is doing so great because of the teachers, most of all i found the Principal, and Assistant Principals know each child by their names. I am happy that i made that choice.

By , a Parent on

P.S. 201 is an excellent school with a curriculm and staff that defines Excellence.  The Chinese that is being taught to the children is a wonderful idea.  The way the staff educates the children shows how hands on they are with the children and how they want nothing but the best for them.

Kudos to Mr. Gallini and his staff of educators.

By , a Parent on

Great school and hard working staff. My child is happy !!

By a Parent on

P.S. 201 is a top-notch school. I am very pleased with the teachers and quality of education my child recieves at this school.

By , a Parent on

A great school. The principal and his staff are working their tails off. Mr. Gallini and his teacher want whats best for kids. I am so happy that my child attends PS 201. He wants wants best for students and it resonates in the work and decisions that me makes for children!

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