Ps 123 Suydam

100 Irving Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11237
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 525 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Ps 123 Suydam 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 20% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 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)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 525 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Ps 123 Suydam's student population of 525 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 24% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
525 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Ps 123 Suydam 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 123 Suydam is 0.21, 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)
#4058 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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20%
46%
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15-19%
49%
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50-54%
78%
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
89%
29%
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Black
3%
16%
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White
3%
41%
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Hawaiian
3%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.21
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ps 123 Suydam's ranking?
Ps 123 Suydam is ranked #4058 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Ps 123 Suydam?
525 students attend Ps 123 Suydam.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of Ps 123 Suydam students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Black, 3% of students are White, 3% of students are Hawaiian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ps 123 Suydam?
Ps 123 Suydam has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ps 123 Suydam offer ?
Ps 123 Suydam offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ps 123 Suydam part of?
In what neighborhood is Ps 123 Suydam located?
Ps 123 Suydam is located in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. There are 35 other public schools located in Bushwick.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 525 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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