P.S. 245

249 E 17th St
Brooklyn, NY 11226
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
P.S. 245 serves 311 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
P.S. 245 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower 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 45-49% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower 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).

Top Placements

P.S. 245 places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

P.S. 245's student population of 311 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students311 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of P.S. 245
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of P.S. 245 by grade.

School Comparison

P.S. 245 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. 245 is 0.55, 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
#2776 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of P.S. 245 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)
45-49%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of P.S. 245 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 Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in P.S. 245 and percentage of American Indian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
2%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in P.S. 245 and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
40%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in P.S. 245 and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
54%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in P.S. 245 and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
3%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in P.S. 245. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score
0.550.71
This chart display the diversity score of P.S. 245 and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in P.S. 245 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. 245 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 #22 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to P.S. 245 is Academy Of Hospitality And Tourism (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is AcademyFor College Prep And Career Exp (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 139 Alexine A Fenty (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Brooklyn P.S. 139 Alexine A Fenty Math: 34% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 995 students
    0.2 miles
    330 Rugby Rd
    Brooklyn, NY 11226
    (718) 282-5254
    0.2 PK-5 995
  • Brooklyn Academy Of Hospitality And Tourism Math: 70-79% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 209 students
    0.4 miles
    911 Flatbush Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11226
    (718) 564-2580
    0.4 9-12 209
  • Brooklyn AcademyFor College Prep And Career Exp Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 421 students
    0.4 miles
    911 Flatbush Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11226
    (718) 564-2566
    0.4 6-12 421
  • Brooklyn Achievement First Voyager Charter School Charter School
    Grades: 5-6 | 187 students
    0.4 miles
    601 Parkside Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11226
    (347) 471-2640
    0.4 5-6 187
  • Brooklyn Explore Charter School Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 534 students
    0.4 miles
    655 Parkside Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11226
    (718) 703-4484
    0.4 K-8 534

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