P.S. 99 Isaac Asimov

P.S. 99 Isaac Asimov serves 765 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 52%.
P.S. 99 Isaac Asimov operates within the New York City Geographic #21 School District.

Overview

The student population of 765 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 765 students
P.S. 99 Isaac Asimov Total Students (2006-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
P.S. 99 Isaac Asimov Total Classroom Teachers (2006-2012)
Students by Grade P.S. 99 Isaac Asimov Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.73 is less than the state average of 1.03. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 13:1
P.S. 99 Isaac Asimov Student : Teacher Ratio (2006-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
38%
8%
P.S. 99 Isaac Asimov Asian (2006-2012)
Hispanic
20%
23%
P.S. 99 Isaac Asimov Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
12%
19%
P.S. 99 Isaac Asimov Black (2006-2012)
White
28%
48%
P.S. 99 Isaac Asimov White (2006-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.73 1.03
P.S. 99 Isaac Asimov Diversity Score (2006-2012)
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. 99 Isaac Asimov Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2012)
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%
7%
P.S. 99 Isaac Asimov Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 33,731 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #21 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
40
3
Number of Students Managed 33,731 1,201
New York City Geographic  #21 School District Number of Students Managed (2006-2012)
District Total Revenue n/a n/a
District Spending n/a n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a $0
District Spending / Student n/a $0
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Edward R Murrow High School (0.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is I.S. 381 (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 199 Frederick Wachtel (0.4 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Brooklyn Edward R Murrow High School
    1600 Ave L
    Brooklyn , NY , 11230
    (718)258-9283
    0.3  mi  |  4014  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Brooklyn P.S. 199 Frederick Wachtel
    1100 Elm Ave
    Brooklyn , NY , 11230
    (718)339-1422
    0.4  mi  |  505  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Brooklyn P.S. 121 Nelson A Rockefeller
    5301 20th Ave
    Brooklyn , NY , 11204
    (718)377-8845
    0.7  mi  |  319  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Brooklyn P.S. 226 Alfred De B Mason
    6006 23rd Ave
    Brooklyn , NY , 11204
    (718)256-1118
    0.7  mi  |  960  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Brooklyn Brooklyn Dreams Charter School
    Charter School
    259 Parkville Ave
    Brooklyn , NY , 11230
    (718)859-8400
    Charter School
    0.7  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a

School Reviews

  • Recommended June 27, 2011 - great school,great teachers and leadership! - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended July 01, 2007 - I really recommend this school!! It's a really great school and teaches extremely well. They usually have parent-teacher conference twice a year and the teachers are extremely helpful and nice!! - Posted by Student/Alumni

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
Parent-Teacher Conferences: Parents’ How-To Guide
Parent-Teacher Conferences: Parents’ How-To Guide
Communicating early and often with your child’s teacher is an important aspect of ensuring your child has the best possible education. Yet, sometimes parent-teacher conferences can be stressful for a variety of factors. In this article we provide a how-to guide for making the most out of your parent-teacher conference experience.
The Parents’ Guide to Common Core
The Common Core State Standards were developed as a means to prepare K-12 students for success in college or the workforce upon graduation from high school. Since their inception, they have been adopted by 43 states. While much support has been given for the standards, many criticisms have emerged as well.
White Students are Now the Minority in U.S. Public Schools
Increasing birth rates among immigrant families from Asia and Central and South America, combined with lower birth rates among white families, means that for the first time in history, public school students in the United States are majority-minority. This shift in demographics poses difficulties for schools as they work to accommodate children of varying language abilities and socio-economic backgrounds.
Did You Know?
Brooklyn, NY public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.19, which is lower than the New York average of 0.35. The most diverse school in Brooklyn is P.S. 212 Lady Deborah Moody. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New York or national school diversity statistics.