P.S. 231 serves 350 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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P.S. 231 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

P.S. 231's student population of 350 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
350 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
70 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of P.S. 231 is 0.76, which is more 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
19%
9%
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Hispanic
24%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in P.S. 231 and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
29%
17%
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White
27%
43%
This chart display the percentage of White students in P.S. 231 and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score
0.76
This chart display the diversity score of P.S. 231 and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in P.S. 231 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
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 231 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.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 350 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 5:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.76 (Top 5% in NY)

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