P.S. 38 Pacific

450 Pacific St
Brooklyn, NY 11217
(School attendance zone shown in map)
P.S. 38 Pacific serves 570 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (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 63% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
P.S. 38 Pacific 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 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

P.S. 38 Pacific places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

P.S. 38 Pacific's student population of 570 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students570 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

P.S. 38 Pacific 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. 38 Pacific is 0.78, which is more 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
#1591 out of 4239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
19%
9%
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Hispanic
21%
27%
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Black
29%
17%
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White
25%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.780.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #15 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to P.S. 38 Pacific is P.S. 369 Coy L Cox School (0.1 miles away)
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