P.S. 59 William Floyd

211 Throop Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11206
(School attendance zone shown in map)
P.S. 59 William Floyd serves 315 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
P.S. 59 William Floyd 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower 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 25-29% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher 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).

Top Placements

P.S. 59 William Floyd places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

P.S. 59 William Floyd's student population of 315 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students315 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of P.S. 59 William Floyd
Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of P.S. 59 William Floyd by grade.

School Comparison

P.S. 59 William Floyd 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. 59 William Floyd is 0.55, 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
#3537 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of P.S. 59 William Floyd 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of P.S. 59 William Floyd and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
1%
9%
Hispanic
45%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in P.S. 59 William Floyd and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
50%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in P.S. 59 William Floyd and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
43%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in P.S. 59 William Floyd. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score
0.550.71
This chart display the diversity score of P.S. 59 William Floyd and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in P.S. 59 William Floyd and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #14 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to P.S. 59 William Floyd is P.S. 368 (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 297 Abraham Stockton (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Brooklyn P.S. 297 Abraham Stockton Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 223 students
    0.2 miles
    700 Park Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11206
    (718) 388-4581
    0.2 PK-5 223
  • Brooklyn P.S. 368 Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 233 students
    0.2 miles
    70 Tompkins Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11206
    (718) 388-9494
    0.2 K-12 233
  • Brooklyn P.S. 373 Brooklyn Transition Center Special Education School
    Grades: 11 | 418 students
    0.2 miles
    185 Ellery St
    Brooklyn, NY 11206
    (718) 782-6800
    0.2 11 418
  • Brooklyn Success Academy Charter School - Bed Stuy 1 Charter School
    Grades: K-7 | 692 students
    0.2 miles
    70 Tompkins Ave-2nd Fl
    Brooklyn, NY 11206
    (718) 635-3294
    0.2 K-7 692
  • Brooklyn Brighter Choice Community School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 311 students
    0.3 miles
    280 Hart St
    Brooklyn, NY 11206
    (718) 574-2378
    0.3 PK-5 311

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