Coney Island Preparatory Public Charter School

501 West Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11223
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Coney Island Preparatory Public Charter School serves 1,162 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Coney Island Preparatory Public Charter School placed in the top 1% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 55%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 62%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,162 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 30:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Coney Island Preparatory Public Charter School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Coney Island Preparatory Public Charter School's student population of 1,162 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 60% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,162 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Coney Island Preparatory Public Charter School is ranked within the top 1% of all 4,093 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Coney Island Preparatory Public Charter School is 0.71, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#36 out of 4093 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
55%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
30:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
7%
10%
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Hispanic
34%
29%
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Black
39%
16%
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White
17%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
85%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Coney Island Preparatory Public Charter School's ranking?
Coney Island Preparatory Public Charter School is ranked #36 out of 4,093 schools, which ranks it among the top 1% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≥95% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 55% NY state average), while ≥95% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 62% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Coney Island Preparatory Public Charter School?
The graduation rate of Coney Island Preparatory Public Charter School is 85-89%, which is higher than the New York state average of 85%.
How many students attend Coney Island Preparatory Public Charter School?
1,162 students attend Coney Island Preparatory Public Charter School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
39% of Coney Island Preparatory Public Charter School students are Black, 34% of students are Hispanic, 17% of students are White, 7% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Coney Island Preparatory Public Charter School?
Coney Island Preparatory Public Charter School has a student ration of 30:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Coney Island Preparatory Public Charter School offer ?
Coney Island Preparatory Public Charter School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Coney Island Preparatory Public Charter School part of?
Coney Island Preparatory Public Charter School is part of Coney Island Preparatory Public Charter School District.

School Reviews

5   3/14/2023
This school is amazing. My son is thriving in all of his classes. His teachers (Ms. B and Ms. Napoli) are great. The entire staff is so kind, patient, supportive, caring, and friendly. The teachers make the school work fun, so it keeps the kids engaged in the lessons. Ms. B and Ms. Napoli tend to each and every kid, making sure no one is left out. My son is so happy in this school. If you''re looking for an amazing free public charter school in Brooklyn, this is the school to apply to.
- Posted by Parent - Marina Faynblut
5   6/22/2015
I'm a new resident in the school zone 11234 my daughter is going to the fith grade just wanted to no if I will be able to do a interview to get her in.
- Posted by Parent - V.wal

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,162 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 30:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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