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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
 36% (2014)
 31% (2013)
 53% (2012)
 55% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 32% in 2014.

Math
 47% (2014)
 37% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 63% (2011)
The state average for Math was 42% in 2014.

Source: NYSED, 2013-2014

Grade 4

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

English Language Arts
 36% (2014)
 33% (2013)
 61% (2012)
 56% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 33% in 2014.

Math
 47% (2014)
 44% (2013)
 76% (2012)
 70% (2011)
The state average for Math was 43% in 2014.

Source: NYSED, 2013-2014

Grade 5

English Language Arts
 34% (2014)
 36% (2013)
 58% (2012)
 55% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 30% in 2014.

Math
 52% (2014)
 41% (2013)
 73% (2012)
 71% (2011)
The state average for Math was 40% in 2014.

Source: NYSED, 2013-2014

Grade 6

English Language Arts
 42% (2014)
 37% (2013)
 59% (2012)
 58% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 29% in 2014.

Math
 58% (2014)
 48% (2013)
 76% (2012)
 74% (2011)
The state average for Math was 38% in 2014.

Source: NYSED, 2013-2014

Grade 7

English Language Arts
 42% (2014)
 40% (2013)
 59% (2012)
 51% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 29% in 2014.

Math
 51% (2014)
 40% (2013)
 77% (2012)
 74% (2011)
The state average for Math was 33% in 2014.

Source: NYSED, 2013-2014

Grade 8

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

English Language Arts
 44% (2014)
 39% (2013)
 53% (2012)
 52% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 36% in 2014.

Math
 38% (2014)
 44% (2013)
 73% (2012)
 73% (2011)
The state average for Math was 22% in 2014.

Source: NYSED, 2013-2014

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.

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 New York State Assessments by Subgroup

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

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.

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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.

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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.

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