616 Quincy St
Brooklyn, NY 11221
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
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Bottom 50%
P.S. 308 Clara Cardwell serves 272 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
P.S. 308 Clara Cardwell placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (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 20-24% (which is lower than 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 99% 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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P.S. 308 Clara Cardwell ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

P.S. 308 Clara Cardwell's student population of 272 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
272 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

P.S. 308 Clara Cardwell 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. 308 Clara Cardwell is 0.40, 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
#4006 out of 4228 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
13:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
20%
27%
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Black
75%
17%
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White
1%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
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-8
  • Students: 272 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.40 (Btm 50%)

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