P.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence

  • P.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence serves 597 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NY average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • P.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence operates within the New York City Geographic #15 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 597 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students597 students
P.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence Total Students (2006-2015)
Gender %P.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence Gender
Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
P.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence Total Teachers (2006-2015)
Students by GradeP.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
P.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2015)
Asian
6%
9%
P.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence Asian Students (2006-2015)
Hispanic
78%
25%
P.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
3%
18%
P.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence Black Students (2006-2015)
White
13%
45%
P.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence White Students (2006-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsP.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.370.70
P.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence Diversity Score (2006-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
80%
45%
P.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
6%
P.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2015)

District Comparison

  • New York City Geographic #15 School District's student population of 30,180 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District NameNew York City Geographic #15 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
45
2
Number of Students Managed30,180935
New York City Geographic #15 School District Students Managed (2005-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  4/19/2008
This is an EXCELLENT SCHOOL! Teachers are fantastic, parents are supportive, administration is PHENOMINAL! I would recommend this school 100%!
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