P.S. 506 School Of Journalism And Technology

330 59th St
Brooklyn, NY 11220
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
P.S. 506 School Of Journalism And Technology serves 804 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
P.S. 506 School Of Journalism And Technology 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 43% (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 38% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

P.S. 506 School Of Journalism And Technology ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

P.S. 506 School Of Journalism And Technology's student population of 804 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students804 students
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Total Classroom Teachers67 teachers
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School Rankings

P.S. 506 School Of Journalism And Technology 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. 506 School Of Journalism And Technology is 0.49, 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
#2984 out of 4228 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
32%
9%
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Hispanic
64%
27%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
3%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.490.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
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 #20 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to P.S. 506 School Of Journalism And Technology is High School Of Telecommunications Arts And Technology (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ps/is 30 Mary White Ovington (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 503 School Of Discovery (0.0 miles away)
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