P.S. 179 Kensington
P.S. 179 Kensington's student population of 885 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-5|
|Total Students||885 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||66 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
P.S. 179 Kensington 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. 179 Kensington 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 Data||This School||State Level (NY)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#3196 out of 4239 schools|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
|Student : Teacher Ratio||13:1||13:1|
|Two or more races|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
|School District Name||New York City Geographic District #20 School District|
Nearby Public Schools
The nearest high school to P.S. 179 Kensington is Urban Assembly School For Criminal Justice (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Junior High School 62 Ditmas (0.3 miles away)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
- Brooklyn P.S. 230 Doris L Cohen Grades: PK-5 | 1,168 student
1 Albemarle Rd
Brooklyn, NY 11218
(718) 437-6135 0.4 PK-5 1,168
- Brooklyn Urban Assembly School For Criminal Justice Grades: 6-12 | 548 students
4200 16th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11204
(718) 438-3893 0.4 6-12 548
- Brooklyn I.S. 338 Grades: 6 | 117 students
21 Hinckley Pl
Brooklyn, NY 11218
(929) 397-9200 0.5 6 117
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