New York City Geographic District #20 School District

415 89th St
Brooklyn, NY 11209
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

New York City Geographic District #20 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in New York for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 16 public middle schools serving 15,369 students in New York City Geographic District #20 School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public middle schools in New York.
Public Middle Schools in New York City Geographic District #20 School District have an average math proficiency score of 59% (versus the New York public middle school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 69% (versus the 51% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the New York public middle school average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
45 Schools
1,665 Schools
# Students
45,576 Students
912,626 Students
# Teachers
3,386 Teachers
84,150 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

New York City Geographic District #20 School District, which is ranked #155 of all 1,019 school districts in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 78% has increased from 72% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#160 out of 1020 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of New York City Geographic District #20  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
61%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of New York City Geographic District #20  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
64%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York City Geographic District #20  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
78%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of New York City Geographic District #20  School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.68
0.73
# American Indian Students
181 Students
7,219 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
20,176 Students
82,980 Students
% Asian Students
44%
9%
# Hispanic Students
12,996 Students
263,492 Students
% Hispanic Students
29%
29%
# Black Students
1,126 Students
187,068 Students
% Black Students
3%
20%
# White Students
10,339 Students
343,380 Students
% White Students
23%
38%
# Hawaiian Students
130 Students
2,281 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
468 Students
26,370 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
242
7,892
# Students in K Grade:
3,361
25,420
# Students in 1st Grade:
3,546
26,970
# Students in 2nd Grade:
3,504
27,600
# Students in 3rd Grade:
3,443
27,654
# Students in 4th Grade:
3,829
28,843
# Students in 5th Grade:
3,724
43,851
# Students in 6th Grade:
3,599
158,025
# Students in 7th Grade:
3,859
191,045
# Students in 8th Grade:
4,007
194,721
# Students in 9th Grade:
3,326
43,975
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,424
39,203
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,656
36,233
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,868
36,047
# Ungraded Students:
188
25,147

Best New York City Geographic District #20 School District Public Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Christa Mcauliffe School /is 187
(Math: 89% | Reading: 91%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1171 65th St
Brooklyn, NY 11219
(718) 236-3394
Grades: 6-8
| 929 students
Rank: #22.
Brooklyn School Of Inquiry
(Math: 82% | Reading: 88%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
50 Ave P
Brooklyn, NY 11218
(718) 621-5730
Grades: K-8
| 469 students
Rank: #33.
Jhs 201 Dyker Heights
(Math: 73% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8010 12th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11228
(718) 833-9363
Grades: 6-8
| 1,579 students
Rank: #44.
Jhs 259 William Mckinley
(Math: 68% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7301 Ft Hamilton Pkwy
Brooklyn, NY 11228
(718) 833-1000
Grades: 6-8
| 1,562 students
Rank: #55.
Ps 229 Dyker
(Math: 64% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1400 Benson Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11228
(718) 236-5447
Grades: PK-8
| 1,187 students
Rank: #66.
Ps 163 Bath Beach
(Math: 57% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
109 Bay 14th St
Brooklyn, NY 11214
(718) 236-9003
Grades: K-8
| 595 students
Rank: #77.
Jhs 220 John J Pershing
(Math: 62% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4812 9th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11220
(718) 633-8200
Grades: 6-8
| 1,253 students
Rank: #88.
Ps/is 104 Fort Hamilton School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
9115 5th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11209
(718) 836-4630
Grades: K-8
| 1,101 students
Rank: #99.
Seeall
(Math: 55% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5601 16th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11204
(718) 851-8070
Grades: PK-8
| 955 students
Rank: #1010.
Jhs 223 Montauk
Magnet School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4200 16th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11204
(718) 438-0155
Grades: 6-8
| 785 students
Rank: #1111.
MS 936 Arts Off 3rd
(Math: 48% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
270 59th St
Brooklyn, NY 11220
(347) 464-5160
Grades: 6-8
| 462 students
Rank: #1212.
Jhs 227 Edward B Shallow
(Math: 45% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6500 16th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11204
(718) 256-8218
Grades: 6-8
| 1,464 students
Rank: #1313.
Urban Assembly School For Leadership And Empowerment
(Math: 41% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4200 16th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11204
(718) 438-3893
Grades: 6-12
| 526 students
Rank: #1414.
Ps 192 Magnet School For Math And Science Inquiry
Magnet School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4715 18th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11204
(718) 633-3061
Grades: PK-8
| 589 students
Rank: #1515.
Jhs 62 Ditmas
(Math: 34% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
700 Cortelyou Rd
Brooklyn, NY 11218
(718) 941-5450
Grades: 6-8
| 955 students
Rank: #1616.
Ps/is 30 Mary White Ovington
(Math: 41% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7002 4th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11209
(718) 491-8440
Grades: K-8
| 958 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 45 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 45,576 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • : 78% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 61% (Top 20%)
  • : 64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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