272 Macdonough St
Brooklyn, NY 11233
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Brooklyn Brownstone School serves 316 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Brooklyn Brownstone School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 316 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in NY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Brooklyn Brownstone School's student population of 316 students has grown by 28% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
316 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Brooklyn Brownstone School is ranked within the top 50% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Brooklyn Brownstone School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1962 out of 4228 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
10%
Hispanic
10%
28%
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Black
72%
17%
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White
13%
41%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.46
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% NY state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% NY state average).

How many students attend Brooklyn Brownstone School?

316 students attend Brooklyn Brownstone School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

72% of Brooklyn Brownstone School students are Black, 13% of students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Brooklyn Brownstone School?

Brooklyn Brownstone School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 12:1.

What grades does Brooklyn Brownstone School offer ?

Brooklyn Brownstone School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 316 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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