7000 21st Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11204
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
P.S. 247 serves 873 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
P.S. 247 placed in the top 30% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 81% (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 69% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

P.S. 247 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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Attribute

School Overview

P.S. 247's student population of 873 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
873 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
55 teachers
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School Rankings

P.S. 247 is ranked within the top 30% 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. 247 is 0.61, 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
#1082 out of 4228 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of P.S. 247 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of P.S. 247 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
50%
9%
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Hispanic
13%
27%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
36%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
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
0.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in P.S. 247 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. 247 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)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 873 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in NY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.61 (Top 20%)

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