P.S. 239

  • P.S. 239 serves 585 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30% (which is lower than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 31% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • P.S. 239's student population of 585 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students585 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of P.S. 239 by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#3407 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of P.S. 239 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of P.S. 239 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of P.S. 239 and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
15%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in P.S. 239 and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
76%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in P.S. 239 and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
2%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in P.S. 239 and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
7%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in P.S. 239 and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in P.S. 239.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.400.39
This chart display the diversity score of P.S. 239 and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in P.S. 239 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 239 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic #24 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to P.S. 239 is Robert E Peary School (0.1 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is I.S. 77 (0.1 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is I.S. 77 (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ridgewood I.S. 77
    Grades: 6-8 | 1020 students
    0.1 miles
    976 Seneca Ave
    Ridgewood, NY 11385
    (718)366-7120
    0.1 6-8 1020
  • Ridgewood Robert E Peary School Special Education School
    Grades: PK-11 | 536 students
    0.1 miles
    16-66 Hancock St
    Ridgewood, NY 11385
    (718)456-7588
    0.1 PK-11 536
  • Brooklyn Academy Of Urban Planning
    Grades: 9-12 | 189 students
    0.4 miles
    400 Irving Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11237
    (718)381-7100
    0.4 9-12 189
  • Ridgewood P.S. 68 Cambridge
    Grades: PK-5 | 693 students
    0.4 miles
    59-09 St Felix Ave
    Ridgewood, NY 11385
    (718)821-7246
    0.4 PK-5 693
  • New York Urban Assembly New York Harbor School
    Grades: 9-12 | 458 students
    0.4 miles
    10 South St-slip 7
    New York, NY 10004
    (212)458-0800
    0.4 9-12 458

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