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PK-5
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Brooklyn, NY
Students enrolled: 362

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114 Kosciusko St
Brooklyn, NY 11216

(718) 857-9820
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June 23, 2014
I am now 20 years old, I still go back to visit former teachers and I maintain a open relationship with quite a few staff members of the school. These teachers care and it matters to them whether they make a difference or not in the lives of the students they teach.

- submitted by a community member
June 07, 2011
like the way they teach my daughter is only 5yrs old and already learned how to read

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 28, 2010
I love PS 256 beceause of the staff. The staff really cares about the students. The school is a family school. Parents look out and care for other chidren besides their own. Many families have sent their children to this school for many generations

- submitted by a community member
December 12, 2009
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- submitted by a student
December 22, 2007
PS256 is the best school ever. I can say ms Hemphil is the best boss of Ps256.

- submitted by a student
January 13, 2006
P.S.256 is lacking in true believable,hard working teachers. They don't believe in there students. Teachers are real laid back.I've been a part of this school for 8yrs. My daughter and son went there and the only way i can transfer them to an better/motivated school is by moving to Staten Island...If your child(s)is hard working and you want him/her in a well establish enviroment then consider some where else.

- submitted by a parent
September 20, 2005
The quality of academic programs at this school is good. Thankfully, there are a number of teachers that care for the students enough to give them and their parents information about special programs that would help students improve and help talented students work to their potential. Because of some of these teachers my daughter excelled and was salutatorian at her graduation. One of the best programs at this school is Jackie Robinson, which teaches children dance, sports, cheerleading etc... My daughter learned how to tap dance and this program did wonders for her self esteem. Of course the school does have a PTA but it needs more parent involvement.

- submitted by a parent
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P.S. 256 Benjamin Banneker
114 Kosciusko St, Brooklyn, NY  11216
(718) 857-9820
Last modified P.S. 256 Benjamin Banneker is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
P.S. 256 Benjamin Banneker Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 9 reviews. Top