Ps 202 Ernest S Jenkyns

982 Hegeman Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11208
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 253 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Ps 202 Ernest S Jenkyns 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 15-19% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 253 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≥80% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ps 202 Ernest S Jenkyns ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Ps 202 Ernest S Jenkyns's student population of 253 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 34% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
253 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Ps 202 Ernest S Jenkyns 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 202 Ernest S Jenkyns 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)
#3851 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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15-19%
46%
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25-29%
49%
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≥80%
78%
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
10%
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Hispanic
35%
29%
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Black
58%
16%
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White
1%
41%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.55
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ps 202 Ernest S Jenkyns's ranking?
Ps 202 Ernest S Jenkyns is ranked #3851 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Ps 202 Ernest S Jenkyns often compared to?
Ps 202 Ernest S Jenkynsis often viewed alongside schools like Ps 214 Michael Friedsam, Ps 345 Patrolman Robert Bolden, Ps 159 Isaac Pitkin by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Ps 202 Ernest S Jenkyns?
253 students attend Ps 202 Ernest S Jenkyns.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of Ps 202 Ernest S Jenkyns students are Black, 35% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are White, 1% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ps 202 Ernest S Jenkyns?
Ps 202 Ernest S Jenkyns has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ps 202 Ernest S Jenkyns offer ?
Ps 202 Ernest S Jenkyns offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ps 202 Ernest S Jenkyns part of?
Ps 202 Ernest S Jenkyns is part of New York City Geographic District #19 School District.
In what neighborhood is Ps 202 Ernest S Jenkyns located?
Ps 202 Ernest S Jenkyns is located in the East New York neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. There are 41 other public schools located in East New York.

School Reviews

5   1/31/2011
I love 202! I say it with pride. My children have attended 202 for about 4 years. The teachers encourage the students to think and express themselves accordingly. There is a computer lab, 2 gyms, art programs, after school activities, extended day, tutoring, performing arts and the school is in the process of opening their music program and another computer lab. I m happy to hear about these new changes being made. Its a uniform school
- Posted by Parent - louis

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 253 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≥80% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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