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 15:1.
  • 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.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 597 students
P.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence Total Students (2006-2015)
Gender % P.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
P.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence Total Teachers (2006-2015)
Students by Grade P.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.37 is equal to the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
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)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
P.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups P.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY 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.
0.37 0.37
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 10% over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #15 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
45
2
Number of Students Managed 30,180 935
New York City Geographic #15 School District Students Managed (2004-2014)
School Statewide Testing View 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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