P.S. 21 Crispus Attucks

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
180 Chauncey St
Brooklyn, NY 11233
(School attendance zone shown in map)
P.S. 21 Crispus Attucks serves 574 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
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 57% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
P.S. 21 Crispus Attucks 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

P.S. 21 Crispus Attucks's student population of 574 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students574 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

P.S. 21 Crispus Attucks is ranked within the top 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. 21 Crispus Attucks is 0.27, 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
#1834 out of 4239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
11%
27%
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Black
85%
17%
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White
3%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.270.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 21 Crispus Attucks and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #16 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to P.S. 21 Crispus Attucks is Nelson Mandela High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Excellence Boys Charter School Of Bedford Stuyvesant (0.2 miles away)
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School Reviews

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This school is amazing. I went here myself so I already know for sure what it's like. The teachers are amazing; I had Ms. Bufford and altthough she yelled aloy, I could see that it was only because of the children in my class. This was three years ago, but I still remember every teacher's name. They're like family to me.
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