P.S. 8 Robert Fulton

37 Hicks St
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(School attendance zone shown in map)
P.S. 8 Robert Fulton serves 916 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (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 78% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
P.S. 8 Robert Fulton placed in the top 30% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

P.S. 8 Robert Fulton's student population of 916 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students916 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

P.S. 8 Robert Fulton is ranked within the top 30% 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. 8 Robert Fulton is 0.61, 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
#1149 out of 4239 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
6%
9%
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Hispanic
12%
27%
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Black
15%
17%
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White
59%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.610.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #13 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. 8 Robert Fulton is Brooklyn Laboratory Charter School (0.4 miles away)
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