P.S. 26 Jesse Owens

1014 Lafayette Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11221
(School attendance zone shown in map)
P.S. 26 Jesse Owens serves 230 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher 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 55-59% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
P.S. 26 Jesse Owens placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) 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 95% 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. 26 Jesse Owens places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

P.S. 26 Jesse Owens's student population of 230 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students230 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

P.S. 26 Jesse Owens is ranked within the top 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. 26 Jesse Owens is 0.53, 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
#1839 out of 4239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
30%
27%
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Black
62%
17%
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White
5%
43%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.530.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 26 Jesse Owens and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #16 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to P.S. 26 Jesse Owens is Brooklyn Academy Of Global Finance (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Madiba Prep Middle School (0.0 miles away)
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