Ps 185 Walter Kassenbrock

8601 Ridge Blvd
Brooklyn, NY 11209
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 562 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Ps 185 Walter Kassenbrock ranks in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 71% (which is higher 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 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 562 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • : Top 20% in NY
  • : 71% (Top 30%)
  • : 71% (Top 20%)
  • : 90-94% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ps 185 Walter Kassenbrock ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Ps 185 Walter Kassenbrock's student population of 562 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
562 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Ps 185 Walter Kassenbrock ranks within the top 20% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ps 185 Walter Kassenbrock is 0.55, 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)
#757 out of 4377 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Ps 185 Walter Kassenbrock, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
71%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ps 185 Walter Kassenbrock 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.
71%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ps 185 Walter Kassenbrock 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.
90-94%
78%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Ps 185 Walter Kassenbrock 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
14:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
10%
10%
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Hispanic
22%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Ps 185 Walter Kassenbrock and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
2%
16%
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White
63%
41%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Ps 185 Walter Kassenbrock and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Ps 185 Walter Kassenbrock and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ps 185 Walter Kassenbrock.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New York.
0.55
This chart displays the diversity score of Ps 185 Walter Kassenbrock 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
41%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ps 185 Walter Kassenbrock 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
4%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ps 185 Walter Kassenbrock and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ps 185 Walter Kassenbrock's ranking?
Ps 185 Walter Kassenbrock is ranked #757 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Ps 185 Walter Kassenbrock often compared to?
Ps 185 Walter Kassenbrockis often viewed alongside schools like Ps/is 104 Fort Hamilton School, Ps 264 Bay Ridge Elementary School For The Arts by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
71% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 71% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Ps 185 Walter Kassenbrock?
562 students attend Ps 185 Walter Kassenbrock.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
63% of Ps 185 Walter Kassenbrock students are White, 22% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ps 185 Walter Kassenbrock?
Ps 185 Walter Kassenbrock has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ps 185 Walter Kassenbrock offer ?
Ps 185 Walter Kassenbrock offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ps 185 Walter Kassenbrock part of?
Ps 185 Walter Kassenbrock is part of New York City Geographic District #20 School District.
In what neighborhood is Ps 185 Walter Kassenbrock located?
Ps 185 Walter Kassenbrock is located in the Fort Hamilton neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. There are 2 other public schools located in Fort Hamilton.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 562 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 71% (Top 30%)
  • : 71% (Top 20%)
  • : 90-94% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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