Ps 1 Bergen

309 47th St
Brooklyn, NY 11220
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 847 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Ps 1 Bergen ranks 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%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 18% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 847 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ps 1 Bergen ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Ps 1 Bergen's student population of 847 students has declined by 29% over five school years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has declined by 28% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
847 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
70 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Ps 1 Bergen ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ps 1 Bergen is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#3939 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Ps 1 Bergen, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
24%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ps 1 Bergen and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
18%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ps 1 Bergen and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
55-59%
78%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Ps 1 Bergen and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
8%
10%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Ps 1 Bergen and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
88%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Ps 1 Bergen and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
16%
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White
3%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New York.
0.22
This chart displays the diversity score of Ps 1 Bergen and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ps 1 Bergen and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
1%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ps 1 Bergen and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ps 1 Bergen's ranking?
Ps 1 Bergen is ranked #3939 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Ps 1 Bergen often compared to?
Ps 1 Bergenis often viewed alongside schools like Ps 169 Sunset Park by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 18% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Ps 1 Bergen?
847 students attend Ps 1 Bergen.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
88% of Ps 1 Bergen students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Asian, 3% of students are White, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ps 1 Bergen?
Ps 1 Bergen has a student ration of 12:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ps 1 Bergen offer ?
Ps 1 Bergen offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ps 1 Bergen part of?
In what neighborhood is Ps 1 Bergen located?
Ps 1 Bergen is located in the Sunset Park neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. There are 24 other public schools located in Sunset Park.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 847 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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