P.S. 95 Gravesend

5.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
345 Van Sicklen St
Brooklyn, NY 11223
(School attendance zone shown in map)
P.S. 95 Gravesend serves 941 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (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 57% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
P.S. 95 Gravesend placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

P.S. 95 Gravesend places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

P.S. 95 Gravesend's student population of 941 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students941 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

P.S. 95 Gravesend is ranked within the top 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. 95 Gravesend 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#1800 out of 4239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
35%
9%
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Hispanic
35%
27%
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Black
8%
17%
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White
21%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.710.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #21 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to P.S. 95 Gravesend is P.S. 721 Brooklyn Occupational Training Center (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is I.S. 228 David A Boody (0.4 miles away)
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
I was walking in this school for two years,then I came back to my country . I miss this school and want to see my old teachers very much because I learned lots of thing from them and I'm very thank full from this school
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5  
I would only reccomend this school if u got accepted into sigma bcuz the teachers r beyod words. Their super awsome.Mr. was an awesome teacher. loved him, he taught me so much about life and other stuff. he gives plenty of enrichment, and u still finish your work. hes very inspIring and because of him i got a high 4 in math and an extremely in ela) i will miss him teaching me :( i will also miss Mrs. sivio & Mrs. grasso . Im currently in another school. hats of to every sigma teacher. p.s mrs.fitzgerald is a good teacher, does many arts & crafts, but spits alott. mrs. niko is okay but i think she is 2 harsh on 1st graders
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