P.S. 721 Brooklyn Occupational Training Center

P.S. 721 Brooklyn Occupational Training Center serves 479 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% 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. 721 Brooklyn Occupational Training Center places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

P.S. 721 Brooklyn Occupational Training Center's student population of 479 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students479 students
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Total Classroom Teachers79 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of P.S. 721 Brooklyn Occupational Training Center is 0.71, which is equal to 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio6:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
10%
9%
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Hispanic
22%
27%
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Black
41%
17%
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White
26%
43%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.710.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 721 Brooklyn Occupational Training Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNyc Special Schools - District 75 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to P.S. 721 Brooklyn Occupational Training Center is John Dewey High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kingsborough Early College School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 212 Lady Deborah Moody (0.3 miles away)
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