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New York City Geographic District #21

GreatSchools Rating: 6 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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501 West Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11224
Kings County
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PH: (718) 714-2502

  • Grades PK-12 & ungraded
  • 33,731 students
  • 40 schools

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 New York State Assessments

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

English Language Arts
 31% (2013)
 53% (2012)
 55% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

Math
 37% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 63% (2011)
The state average for Math was 34% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Science
 91% (2013)
 88% (2011)
The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 33% (2013)
 61% (2012)
 56% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 30% in 2013.

Math
 44% (2013)
 76% (2012)
 70% (2011)
The state average for Math was 36% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 5

English Language Arts
 36% (2013)
 58% (2012)
 55% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

Math
 41% (2013)
 73% (2012)
 71% (2011)
The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 6

English Language Arts
 37% (2013)
 59% (2012)
 58% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 30% in 2013.

Math
 48% (2013)
 76% (2012)
 74% (2011)
The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 7

English Language Arts
 40% (2013)
 59% (2012)
 51% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

Math
 40% (2013)
 77% (2012)
 74% (2011)
The state average for Math was 27% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Science
 71% (2013)
 69% (2011)
The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 39% (2013)
 53% (2012)
 52% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 33% in 2013.

Math
 44% (2013)
 73% (2012)
 73% (2011)
The state average for Math was 27% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2010-2011 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science.
  • The results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles.
  • The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York.
  • The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

Testing in New York: An Overview

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 New York State Assessments by Subgroup

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students31%
Female34%
Male28%
African American15%
Asian/Pacific Islander43%
Hispanic16%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White37%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Not economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilities9%
General population36%
English language learners6%
Proficient in English37%
Non-migrant31%

MathThis District
All Students37%
Female34%
Male40%
African American11%
Asian/Pacific Islander56%
Hispanic21%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White43%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilities12%
General population43%
English language learners16%
Proficient in English43%
Non-migrant37%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ScienceThis District
All Students91%
Female91%
Male91%
African American90%
Asian/Pacific Islander93%
Hispanic87%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Students with disabilities82%
General population93%
English language learners73%
Proficient in English94%
Non-migrant91%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students33%
Female38%
Male30%
African American14%
Asian/Pacific Islander45%
Hispanic18%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White45%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities8%
General population40%
English language learners4%
Proficient in English38%
Non-migrant33%

MathThis District
All Students44%
Female43%
Male46%
African American15%
Asian/Pacific Islander61%
Hispanic26%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White54%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilities17%
General population51%
English language learners19%
Proficient in English50%
Non-migrant44%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 5
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students36%
Female41%
Male31%
African American13%
Asian/Pacific Islander46%
Hispanic19%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White45%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities9%
General population42%
English language learners6%
Proficient in English40%
Non-migrant36%

MathThis District
All Students41%
Female41%
Male42%
African American11%
Asian/Pacific Islander61%
Hispanic20%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White47%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilities15%
General population47%
English language learners16%
Proficient in English46%
Non-migrant41%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 6
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students37%
Female40%
Male33%
African American17%
Asian/Pacific Islander46%
Hispanic16%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White46%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Not economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilities5%
General population43%
English language learners2%
Proficient in English40%
Non-migrant37%

MathThis District
All Students48%
Female48%
Male49%
African American24%
Asian/Pacific Islander65%
Hispanic26%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilities10%
General population55%
English language learners17%
Proficient in English53%
Non-migrant48%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 7
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students40%
Female44%
Male35%
African American25%
Asian/Pacific Islander52%
Hispanic18%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White46%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities5%
General population45%
English language learners2%
Proficient in English43%
Non-migrant40%

MathThis District
All Students40%
Female42%
Male39%
African American13%
Asian/Pacific Islander62%
Hispanic15%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White46%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities4%
General population46%
English language learners11%
Proficient in English45%
Non-migrant40%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ScienceThis District
All Students71%
Female74%
Male69%
African American53%
Asian/Pacific Islander80%
Hispanic55%
Multiracialn/a
Native American60%
White80%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilities25%
General population77%
English language learners29%
Proficient in English78%
Non-migrant71%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students39%
Female44%
Male36%
African American23%
Asian/Pacific Islander47%
Hispanic21%
Multiracialn/a
Native American30%
White49%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities6%
General population44%
English language learners1%
Proficient in English44%
Non-migrant39%

MathThis District
All Students44%
Female46%
Male41%
African American16%
Asian/Pacific Islander64%
Hispanic21%
Multiracialn/a
Native American0%
White49%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disabilities6%
General population49%
English language learners18%
Proficient in English48%
Non-migrant44%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2010-2011 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science.
  • The results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles.
  • The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York.
  • The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

Testing in New York: An Overview

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 New York State Regents Exams

 
Scale: % passing

Algebra II/Trigonometry
 42% (2013)
 48% (2012)
 47% (2011)
 42% (2010)
The state average for Algebra II/Trigonometry was 66% in 2013.

Mathematics A
 64% (2009)
 65% (2008)
 81% (2007)
The state average for Mathematics A was 61% in 2009.

Mathematics B
 46% (2010)
 46% (2009)
 52% (2008)
 57% (2007)
The state average for Mathematics B was 61% in 2010.

English
 62% (2013)
 74% (2012)
 79% (2011)
 79% (2010)
 73% (2009)
 75% (2008)
 73% (2007)
The state average for English was 77% in 2013.

Living Environment
 67% (2013)
 70% (2012)
 74% (2011)
 66% (2010)
 67% (2009)
 60% (2008)
 69% (2007)
The state average for Living Environment was 77% in 2013.

Physics
 52% (2013)
 67% (2012)
 66% (2011)
 64% (2010)
 55% (2009)
 55% (2008)
 76% (2007)
The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

Chemistry
 49% (2013)
 59% (2012)
 67% (2011)
 54% (2010)
 53% (2009)
 52% (2008)
 62% (2007)
The state average for Chemistry was 76% in 2013.

Earth Science
 52% (2013)
 59% (2012)
 56% (2011)
 58% (2010)
 57% (2009)
 60% (2008)
 74% (2007)
The state average for Earth Science was 72% in 2013.

Integrated Algebra
 72% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 67% (2011)
 65% (2010)
 68% (2009)
 63% (2008)
The state average for Integrated Algebra was 73% in 2013.

Global History and Geography
 65% (2013)
 59% (2012)
 58% (2011)
 59% (2010)
 60% (2009)
 55% (2008)
The state average for Global History and Geography was 71% in 2013.

U.S. History and Government
 70% (2013)
 74% (2012)
 74% (2011)
 77% (2010)
 72% (2009)
 73% (2008)
The state average for U.S. History and Government was 80% in 2013.

French
 92% (2011)
The state average for French was 95% in 2011.

Italian
 99% (2011)
The state average for Italian was 98% in 2011.

Spanish
 97% (2011)
The state average for Spanish was 94% in 2011.

Geometry
 59% (2013)
 62% (2012)
 67% (2011)
 60% (2010)
The state average for Geometry was 74% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

 
About the Tests

  • In 2010-2011 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in english language arts, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics and several foreign languages.
  • The results for english language arts, math, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics, global history and geography, US history and government, french, italian, and spanish are displayed in GreatSchools profiles.
  • Students must take at least five Regents Exams in order to graduate.
  • Scores of 65 and above are passing; scores of 55 and above earn credit toward a local diploma (with the approval of the local board of education).
  • The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

Testing in New York: An Overview

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 New York State Regents Exams by Subgroup

 
Scale: % passing


Algebra II/TrigonometryThis District
All Students42%
Female44%
Male39%
African American24%
Asian/Pacific Islander61%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White43%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged40%
Students with disabilities12%
General population43%
English language learners67%
Proficient in English40%
Non-migrant42%

EnglishThis District
All Students62%
Female68%
Male57%
African American54%
Asian/Pacific Islander64%
Hispanic59%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities29%
General population67%
English language learners31%
Proficient in English68%
Non-migrant62%

Living EnvironmentThis District
All Students67%
Female69%
Male66%
African American53%
Asian/Pacific Islander79%
Hispanic60%
Multiracial63%
Native American53%
White77%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities34%
General population73%
English language learners49%
Proficient in English71%
Non-migrant67%

PhysicsThis District
All Students52%
Female58%
Male49%
African American27%
Asian/Pacific Islander58%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
General population53%
English language learners57%
Proficient in English53%
Non-migrant52%

ChemistryThis District
All Students49%
Female50%
Male49%
African American32%
Asian/Pacific Islander60%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White58%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilities30%
General population50%
English language learners33%
Proficient in English51%
Non-migrant49%

Earth ScienceThis District
All Students52%
Female48%
Male54%
African American26%
Asian/Pacific Islander72%
Hispanic41%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilities19%
General population55%
English language learners45%
Proficient in English52%
Non-migrant52%

Integrated AlgebraThis District
All Students72%
Female76%
Male69%
African American58%
Asian/Pacific Islander88%
Hispanic63%
Multiracial54%
Native American78%
White82%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities32%
General population80%
English language learners66%
Proficient in English74%
Non-migrant72%

Global History and GeographyThis District
All Students65%
Female67%
Male63%
African American58%
Asian/Pacific Islander73%
Hispanic59%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities37%
General population70%
English language learners45%
Proficient in English70%
Non-migrant65%

U.S. History and GovernmentThis District
All Students70%
Female73%
Male68%
African American60%
Asian/Pacific Islander81%
Hispanic65%
Multiracial67%
Native American50%
White78%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilities36%
General population75%
English language learners56%
Proficient in English73%
Non-migrant70%

GeometryThis District
All Students59%
Female62%
Male57%
African American41%
Asian/Pacific Islander77%
Hispanic48%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilities23%
General population62%
English language learners69%
Proficient in English57%
Non-migrant59%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

 
About the Tests

  • In 2010-2011 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in english language arts, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics and several foreign languages.
  • The results for english language arts, math, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics, global history and geography, US history and government, french, italian, and spanish are displayed in GreatSchools profiles.
  • Students must take at least five Regents Exams in order to graduate.
  • Scores of 65 and above are passing; scores of 55 and above earn credit toward a local diploma (with the approval of the local board of education).
  • The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

Testing in New York: An Overview

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