New York City District 15c
Customization is the byword at PS 172, Beacon School of Excellence. Led by Principal Jack Spatola and Assistant Principal Erika Gundersen, Beacon teachers revisit and revise curricula throughout the year to meet students’ needs.
In the video, teachers Maria DiRosa and Angela Ventura also describe Integrated Co-Teaching, which brings special and general education teachers together in classrooms to customize instruction daily. A student gives a first-hand account.
|Current Principal: Mr. Jack Spatola|
|Beacon School of Excellence|
|825 4th Avenue|
|Brooklyn, NY 11232-1701|
|Telephone: (718) 965-4200|
|Web site/URL: http://schools.nyc.gov/schoolportals/15/k172|
|Number of Students pre-K – 5||593|
|Students eligible for subsidized meals||91%|
|Limited English proficient students||30%|
|Students receiving special education services||24%|
|Student mobility rate||5%|
|African American students||3%|