6701 20th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11204
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
P.S. 205 Clarion serves 1,280 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
P.S. 205 Clarion placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (which is higher than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

P.S. 205 Clarion's student population of 1,280 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 90 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
1,280 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
90 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

P.S. 205 Clarion is ranked within the top 50% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of P.S. 205 Clarion is 0.58, 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
#1403 out of 4228 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
59%
9%
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Hispanic
20%
27%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
20%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 1,280 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in NY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.58 (Top 30%)

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