P.S. 256 Benjamin Banneker
P.S. 256 Benjamin Banneker places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:
- Category Attribute
- Percent Eligible For Free Lunch Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 5%)
- P.S. 256 Benjamin Banneker's student population of 261 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
- The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-5|
|Total Students||261 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||19 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
- P.S. 256 Benjamin Banneker's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year Data||This School||State Level (NY)|
|Overall School Rank||#2910 out of 4,239 schools|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)||35-39%|
|Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)||35-39%|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||14:1||14:1|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
|School District Name||NEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #13 School District|
Nearby Public Schools
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Brooklyn Urban Dove Team Charter School Grades: 9-12 | 260 students
600 Lafayette Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11216
(718)783-8232 0.1 9-12 260
- Brooklyn P.S. 54 Samuel C Barnes Grades: PK-5 | 237 students
195 Sanford St
Brooklyn, NY 11205
(718)834-6752 0.2 PK-5 237
- Brooklyn Brooklyn Charter School Grades: K-5 | 218 students
545 Willoughby Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11206
(718)302-2085 0.3 K-5 218
Learn how you can help improve your child's food options in public school cafeterias.
Being a parent is never easy, but some children are more challenging than others. If you're concerned that your child's behavioral issues might be more than just temporary, consider whether an alternative school might be the next move.
All students deserve to have an equal chance at academic success but not every student learns in the same way. Alternative schools provide students with unique challenges or abilities an opportunity to succeed in a different educational setting. Keep reading to learn more about alternative schools and their impact on college admissions.