P.S. 200 Benson School

1940 Benson Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11214
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
P.S. 200 Benson School serves 1,315 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
P.S. 200 Benson School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (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 43% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Asian), which is equal to the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

P.S. 200 Benson School places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

P.S. 200 Benson School's student population of 1,315 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students1,315 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of P.S. 200 Benson School
Total Classroom Teachers79 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of P.S. 200 Benson School by grade.

School Comparison

P.S. 200 Benson School 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. 200 Benson School is 0.67, 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
#2292 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of P.S. 200 Benson School 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)
43%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of P.S. 200 Benson School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of P.S. 200 Benson School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
34%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in P.S. 200 Benson School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
20%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in P.S. 200 Benson School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in P.S. 200 Benson School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
43%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in P.S. 200 Benson School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score
0.670.71
This chart display the diversity score of P.S. 200 Benson School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in P.S. 200 Benson School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 200 Benson School 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 #20 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to P.S. 200 Benson School is Brooklyn Studio Secondary School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 128 Bensonhurst (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Brooklyn P.S. 128 Bensonhurst Math: 42% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 457 students
    0.3 miles
    2075 84th St
    Brooklyn, NY 11214
    (718) 373-5900
    0.3 K-5 457
  • Brooklyn Brooklyn Studio Secondary School Math: 52% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 929 students
    0.4 miles
    8310 21st Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11214
    (718) 266-5032
    0.4 6-12 929
  • Brooklyn P.S. 163 Bath Beach Math: 55% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 626 students
    0.4 miles
    109 Bay 14th St
    Brooklyn, NY 11214
    (718) 236-9003
    0.4 K-8 626
  • Brooklyn P.S. 748 Brooklyn School For Global Scholars Math: 78% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 546 students
    0.4 miles
    1664 Benson Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11214
    (718) 382-3130
    0.4 K-5 546
  • Brooklyn P.S. 101 Verrazano Math: 74% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 865 students
    0.6 miles
    2360 Benson Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11214
    (718) 372-0221
    0.6 K-5 865

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