P.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence

P.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence serves 610 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 54%.
P.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence operates within the New York City Geographic #15 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 610 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 610 students
P.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence Total Students (2006-2014)
Gender % P.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
P.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence Total Teachers (2006-2014)
Students by Grade P.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
P.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2014)
Asian
4%
9%
P.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence Asian Students (2006-2014)
Hispanic
80%
25%
P.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence Black Students (2006-2014)
Black
4%
18%
P.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence Black Students (2006-2014)
White
12%
46%
P.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence White Students (2006-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.35 0.36
P.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence Diversity Score (2006-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
76%
42%
P.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
5%
P.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2014)

District Comparison

New York City Geographic #15 School District's student population of 29,504 students has grown by 11% over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #15 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
48
2
Number of Students Managed 29,504 926
New York City Geographic  #15 School District Students Managed (2004-2014)
District Total Revenue n/a $29 MM
District Spending n/a $30 MM
District Revenue / Student n/a $23,859
District Spending / Student n/a $24,841
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Brooklyn Prospect Charter School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Brooklyn Prospect Charter School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brooklyn Prospect Charter School (0.3 miles away)
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  • BrooklynBrooklyn Prospect Charter SchoolCharter School
    Grades: 6-10 | 613 students
    0.3 miles
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    (347)889-7041
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    0.3 miles
    153 35th St
    BrooklynNY 11232
    (718)840-1900
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    Grades: PK-5 | 692 students
    0.4 miles
    427 38th St
    BrooklynNY 11232
    (718)832-9366
    0.4PK-5692
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    Grades: 9-12 | 281 students
    0.4 miles
    355 37th St
    BrooklynNY 11232
    (718)788-7608
    0.49-12281
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    Grades: 6-8 | 491 students
    0.5 miles
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    BrooklynNY 11232
    (718)965-3333
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This is an EXCELLENT SCHOOL! Teachers are fantastic, parents are supportive, administration is PHENOMINAL! I would recommend this school 100%!
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