P.S. 16 Leonard Dunkly

157 Wilson St
Brooklyn, NY 11211
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
P.S. 16 Leonard Dunkly serves 226 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
P.S. 16 Leonard Dunkly placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower 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 25-29% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

P.S. 16 Leonard Dunkly's student population of 226 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students226 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

P.S. 16 Leonard Dunkly is ranked within the bottom 50% 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. 16 Leonard Dunkly is 0.49, 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
#3751 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
64%
27%
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Black
33%
17%
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White
1%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.490.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 16 Leonard Dunkly and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #14 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to P.S. 16 Leonard Dunkly is El Puente Academy For Peace And Justice (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Williamsburg Collegiate Charter School (0.0 miles away)
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PS 16 has a dedicated staff that works hard and are there at the crack of dawn to make sure the day runs smoothly and the instruction is rigorous!! The school offers a wide range of programs from chess, ballroom dancing, as well as instruments and crochet club, at lets not forget the choir and basketball! it's a small school with a home like environment!!,
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