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Long Island Schools » Nassau County Schools » Elmont School District Schools

Gotham Avenue School

District: Elmont School District
Address: 181 Gotham Ave
Elmont, Ny 11003
Phone: (516) 326-5540
Grades: (grades KG - 06)
Students: 788
Type: Regular elementary and secondary schools
Locale: Urban Fringe of Large City
Average Rating:
Gotham Avenue School

The Gotham Avenue School began operation in January of 1950. It originally had 13 classrooms. Eight rooms were added in the 1950’s and twelve more were added in 2001. Miss Clara H. Carlson was the school’s first principal. Geographically, it is the closest school to Belmont Racetrack, and is also very close to Hempstead Turnpike.

Gotham Avenue was built the same year as the Alden Terrace School. A sixtieth anniversary celebration was held in 1999. A few of the original members of the faculty were in attendance. One highlight of the ceremony was the naming of the Gymnasium for Rudy Franklin, the Physical Education teacher from 1957 to 1990, who passed away in 1998.
Nearby public libraries...
Library In City Distance
From School
  Elmont Public Library     Elmont     0.68 miles  
  Floral Park Public Library     Floral Park     1.57 miles  
  Franklin Square Public Library     Franklin Square     2.43 miles  
  New Hyde Park Public Library     New Hyde Park     2.77 miles  
  Henry Waldinger Memorial Library     Valley Stream     2.83 miles  

Gotham Avenue School School Reviews
2 total

Date posted: September 30, 2008
Posted by: current student
Review: i go to gotham ave school it is the best school in Elmont i have been in Gotham since 3rd grade and now i am in 5th grade the teachers are the best . Mr . Zucker is the best so is Mr Cowan and all the teachers love everyone in the whole school my teacher Mr .Mills loves to have fun he is the best teacher in 5th grade i only have 1 more year in Gotham then i am off to Elmont Mermorial High school i will always visit Gotham . I love Gotham Ave i love the school like its my best friend . And i will always love Gotham so i hope all of you guys can read this and understand what Gotham means to all of us and the whole school district xoxoxoxoxox i will always have Gotham Ave in my heart

Date posted: March 17, 2008
Posted by: former student
Review: it's alright i like it
-- Student Info --
Black, non-Hispanic: 57%
Hispanic: 24%
Asian/Pacific Islander: 15%
White, non-Hispanic: 4%
Attendance rate: 97%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program: 48%
IEP students: 7%
Migrant students: 0%
Limited English proficient: 11%
Student Suspensions / Year: 9
-- Staff Info --
School Head Principal: Marshall Zucker
Full Time Principals: 1
Full Time Assistant Principals: 2
Full Time Teachers: 50
Other Full Time Professional Campus Staff: 3
Other Part Time Professional Campus Staff: 1
Average years teaching total: 14
Average years teaching in district: 11
First-year teachers: 4%
Bachelor's degree: 4%
Master's degree: 96%
Doctorate degree: 0%
Students per teacher: 15
Student Academic Scores and Performance

Performance measurement: % meeting or exceeding standards
Grade 3
Subject Year Performance
English Language Arts 2007
Math 2007
Math 2006
Grade 4
Subject Year Performance
English Language Arts 2007
English Language Arts 2006
Math 2007
Math 2006
Grade 5
Subject Year Performance
English Language Arts 2007
Math 2007
Math 2006
Grade 6
Subject Year Performance
English Language Arts 2007
English Language Arts 2006
Math 2007
Math 2006
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