Parkside Preparatory Academy

3.60 5 1 (5 reviews)
655 Parkside Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11226
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Parkside Preparatory Academy serves 493 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (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 45% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Parkside Preparatory Academy 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 student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% 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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School Overview

Parkside Preparatory Academy's student population of 493 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students493 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Parkside Preparatory Academy 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 Parkside Preparatory Academy is 0.37, 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
#3231 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
4%
9%
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Hispanic
14%
27%
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Black
78%
17%
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White
2%
43%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.370.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #17 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 Parkside Preparatory Academy is P.S. 141 (0.0 miles away)
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School Reviews

  3.60 out of 5  (5 reviews)
5  
I went here when I was young. This is a great school.
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3  
Don't go there.There is a very odd science teacher and whenever you stand up, she turns off the smart board, stops the whole lesson, and yells at you to sit down, but they have parties so that is a good thing, and the principle is very nice.
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2  
Its okay, after you pick an elective class, they will either put you in another program, or not let you switch.
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3  
It is a very good school and i had a very fun 3 years at this school. Highly recommended to come here.
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5  
It is a wonderful school no matter what people say! The teachers are really nice and the programs help you progress!
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