1120 E 10th St
Brooklyn, NY 11230
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
P.S. 99 Isaac Asimov serves 874 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
P.S. 99 Isaac Asimov 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is lower than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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P.S. 99 Isaac Asimov ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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School Overview

P.S. 99 Isaac Asimov's student population of 874 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
874 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
59 teachers
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School Rankings

P.S. 99 Isaac Asimov is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of P.S. 99 Isaac Asimov is 0.70, 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
#2448 out of 4228 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
41%
9%
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Hispanic
18%
27%
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Black
8%
17%
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White
32%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  3.80 out of 5  (5 reviews)
1  
Worst school. Teachers don't give home. Kids are own their own. If you need help school nobody help. Three of my kids went there but unfortunately they couldn''t make it for good high school. Teachers need to improve their teaching skills.
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4  
It's a great school,the teachers teach well.However,this school needs more extracurricular activities for the middle school students.
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4  
Attending P.S/I.S 99 was one of the best experiences in my life. I will definetly be sending my future students to this school. The staff was quite loving, Students are diversed, Education is taught phenomanally! However?this school lacks extracurricular activities!
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5  
great school,great teachers and leadership!
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5  
I really recommend this school!! It's a really great school and teaches extremely well. They usually have parent-teacher conference twice a year and the teachers are extremely helpful and nice!!
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 874 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.70 (Top 10%)

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