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For the 2021 school year, there are 438 public elementary schools serving 246,192 students in Brooklyn, NY. The top ranked public elementary schools in Brooklyn, NY are Brooklyn Prospect Charter School-csd 15, Coney Island Preparatory Public Charter School and Excellence Girls Charter School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Brooklyn, NY public elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the New York public elementary school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 47% statewide average). Elementary schools in Brooklyn have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of New York public elementary schools.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the New York public elementary school average of 58% (majority Hispanic).

Top Brooklyn, NY Public Elementary Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #1-51.-5.
    Brooklyn Prospect Charter School-csd 15 Charter School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3002 Fort Hamilton Pkwy
    Brooklyn, NY 11218
    (716) 643-1086

    Grades: 6-12 | 742 students
  • Rank: #1-51.-5.
    Coney Island Preparatory Public Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    501 West Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11223
    (718) 513-6951

    Grades: K-12 | 1,009 student
  • Rank: #1-51.-5.
    Excellence Girls Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    794 Monroe St-3rd Fl
    Brooklyn, NY 11221
    (718) 638-1875

    Grades: K-12 | 1,452 student
  • Rank: #1-51.-5.
    Leadership Preparatory Bedford Stuyvesant Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    141 Macon St-1st Fl
    Brooklyn, NY 11216
    (718) 636-0360

    Grades: K-12 | 1,119 student
  • Rank: #1-51.-5.
    Leadership Preparatory Ocean Hill Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    51 Christopher Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11212
    (718) 250-5767

    Grades: K-12 | 1,167 student
  • Rank: #66.
    P.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence Math: ≥99% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    825 4th Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11232
    (718) 965-4200

    Grades: PK-5 | 590 students
  • Rank: #77.
    I.S. 187 Christa Mcauliffe School Math: 96% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1171 65th St
    Brooklyn, NY 11219
    (718) 236-3394

    Grades: 6-8 | 874 students
  • Rank: #88.
    I.S. 98 Bay Academy Math: 96% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1401 Emmons Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11235
    (718) 891-9005

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,532 student
  • Rank: #99.
    Brooklyn School Of Inquiry Math: 92% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    50 Ave P
    Brooklyn, NY 11218
    (718) 621-5730

    Grades: K-8 | 566 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Mark Twain I.S. 239 For The Gifted And Talented Math: 90% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2401 Neptune Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11224
    (718) 266-0814

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,323 student
  • Rank: #1111.
    All City Leadership Secondary School Math: 88% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    321 Palmetto St
    Brooklyn, NY 11237
    (718) 246-6500

    Grades: 6-12 | 435 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Maurice Sendak Community School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    211 8th St
    Brooklyn, NY 11215
    (718) 840-5660

    Grades: PK-4 | 309 students
  • Rank: #13-1613.- 16.
    Achievement First Crown Heights Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1485 Pacific St
    Brooklyn, NY 11203
    (347) 471-2580

    Grades: K-12 | 1,052 student
  • Rank: #13-1613.- 16.
    Achievement First Endeavor Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    510 Waverly Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11238
    (718) 622-4786

    Grades: K-12 | 1,033 student
  • Rank: #13-1613.- 16.
    Achievement First-bushwick Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1300 Greene Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11237
    (347) 471-2560

    Grades: K-12 | 1,113 student
  • Rank: #13-1613.- 16.
    Kipp Always Mentally Prepared Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1224 Park Pl-4th Fl
    Brooklyn, NY 11213
    (718) 943-3710

    Grades: K-12 | 903 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    P.S. 39 Henry Bristow Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    417 6th Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11215
    (718) 330-9310

    Grades: K-5 | 411 students
  • Rank: #18-1918.- 19.
    P.S. 107 John W Kimball Math: 89% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1301 8th Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11215
    (718) 499-2054

    Grades: K-5 | 566 students
  • Rank: #18-1918.- 19.
    Summit Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 80-89% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    27 Huntington St
    Brooklyn, NY 11231
    (718) 875-1403

    Grades: 6-12 | 344 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    P.S. 321 William Penn Math: 87% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    180 7th Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11215
    (718) 499-2412

    Grades: K-5 | 1,417 student
  • Rank: #2121.
    Math And Science Exploratory School Math: 82% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    345 Dean St
    Brooklyn, NY 11217
    (718) 330-9328

    Grades: 6-8 | 524 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Middle School 51 William Alexander Math: 85% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    350 5th Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11215
    (718) 369-7603

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,132 student
  • Rank: #2323.
    Windsor Terrace School Math: 77% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1625 11th Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11215
    (718) 768-0057

    Grades: K-5 | 517 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Achievement First East New York Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥80%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    557 Pennsylvania Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11207
    (718) 485-4924

    Grades: K-12 | 859 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    P.S. 134 Math: 83% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    4001 18th Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11218
    (718) 436-7200

    Grades: K-5 | 566 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    P.S. 195 Manhattan Beach Math: 84% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    131 Irwin St
    Brooklyn, NY 11235
    (718) 648-9102

    Grades: PK-5 | 479 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    P.S. 58 Carroll Math: 78% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    330 Smith St
    Brooklyn, NY 11231
    (718) 330-9322

    Grades: PK-5 | 988 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    P.S. 29 John M Harrigan Math: 81% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    425 Henry St
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
    (718) 330-9277

    Grades: PK-5 | 922 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Medgar Evers College Preparatory School Math: 67% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1186 Carroll St
    Brooklyn, NY 11225
    (718) 703-5400

    Grades: 6-12 | 1,253 student
  • Rank: #3030.
    P.S. 253 Math: 82% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    601 Oceanview Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11235
    (718) 332-3331

    Grades: PK-5 | 912 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    New Voices School Of Academic And Creative Arts Math: 69% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    330 18th St
    Brooklyn, NY 11215
    (718) 965-0390

    Grades: 6-8 | 569 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    P.S. 204 Vince Lombardi Math: 78% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    8101 15th Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11228
    (718) 236-2906

    Grades: PK-5 | 1,178 student
  • Rank: #3333.
    P.S. 11 Purvis J Behan Math: 74% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    419 Waverly Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11238
    (718) 638-2661

    Grades: PK-5 | 893 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Science Technology & Research High School At Erasmus Math: 69% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    911 Flatbush Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11226
    (718) 564-2540

    Grades: 6-12 | 543 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Magnet School Of Math Science & Design Technical Math: 75% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    511 7th Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11215
    (718) 965-1190

    Grades: K-5 | 933 students
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