P.S. 56 Lewis H Latimer
P.S. 56 Lewis H Latimer places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:
- Category Attribute
- Percent Eligible For Free Lunch Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 20%)
- Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 10%)
P.S. 56 Lewis H Latimer's student population of 213 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-5|
|Total Students||213 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||19 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
P.S. 56 Lewis H Latimer is ranked within the bottom 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. 56 Lewis H Latimer is 0.53, 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
|#3751 out of 4239 schools|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
|Student : Teacher Ratio||11:1||13:1|
|Two or more races|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
|School District Name||New York City Geographic District #13 School District|
Nearby Public Schools
The nearest high school to P.S. 56 Lewis H Latimer is Achievement First Endeavor Charter School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Urban Assembly Unison School (0.0 miles away)
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Brooklyn Urban Assembly Unison School Grades: 6-8 | 146 students
170 Gates Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238
(718) 399-1061 0.0 6-8 146
- New York Great Oaks Charter School Grades: 6-8 | 211 students
38 Delancey St-3rd Fl
New York, NY 10002
(212) 233-5152 0.1 6-8 211
- Brooklyn P.S. 11 Purvis J Behan Grades: PK-5 | 893 students
419 Waverly Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238
(718) 638-2661 0.3 PK-5 893
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