P.S. 282 Park Slope

  • P.S. 282 Park Slope serves 810 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 32% (which is lower than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 47% (which is equal to the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • P.S. 282 Park Slope's student population of 810 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students810 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

  • P.S. 282 Park Slope's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of P.S. 282 Park Slope is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#2593 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of P.S. 282 Park Slope 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of P.S. 282 Park Slope 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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Asian
3%
9%
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Hispanic
27%
26%
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Black
58%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in P.S. 282 Park Slope and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
12%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in P.S. 282 Park Slope and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in P.S. 282 Park Slope.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.580.38
This chart display the diversity score of P.S. 282 Park Slope and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 282 Park Slope and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic #13 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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My child is currently in the Pre-K program at 282 and will be attending for K in the Fall. We have had an amazing experience at this school. The PTO is incredible, so welcoming and involved. I love that this school really embraces the community and feels inclusive and diverse. We also love the after school offerings. Tiny Scientists has been amazing!
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