P.S. 101 Verrazano

2360 Benson Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11214
(School attendance zone shown in map)
P.S. 101 Verrazano serves 865 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 73% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
P.S. 101 Verrazano placed in the top 30% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

P.S. 101 Verrazano places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

P.S. 101 Verrazano's student population of 865 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2020)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students865 students
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Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
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School Comparison

P.S. 101 Verrazano is ranked within the top 30% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of P.S. 101 Verrazano is 0.62, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1086 out of 4239 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of P.S. 101 Verrazano and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
53%
9%
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Hispanic
17%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in P.S. 101 Verrazano and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
17%
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White
28%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.620.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 101 Verrazano and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #21 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to P.S. 101 Verrazano is Expeditionary Learning School For Community Leaders (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is I.S. 281 Joseph B Cavallaro (0.2 miles away)
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