500 Macon St
Brooklyn, NY 11233
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
P.S. 262 El Hajj Malik El Shabazz Elementary School serves 183 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
P.S. 262 El Hajj Malik El Shabazz Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower 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 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

P.S. 262 El Hajj Malik El Shabazz Elementary School's student population of 183 students has declined by 58% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
183 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

P.S. 262 El Hajj Malik El Shabazz Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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. 262 El Hajj Malik El Shabazz Elementary School is 0.33, 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
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State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#2515 out of 4228 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
11%
27%
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Black
81%
17%
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White
4%
43%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.33
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 183 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.33 (Btm 50%)

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