Ps 230 Doris L Cohen

1 Albemarle Rd
Brooklyn, NY 11218
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 50%
Serving 1,006 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Ps 230 Doris L Cohen ranks in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (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 86% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 1,006 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • : Top 50% in NY
  • : 53% (Top 50%)
  • : 55% (Top 50%)
  • : 85-89% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ps 230 Doris L Cohen ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Ps 230 Doris L Cohen's student population of 1,006 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,006 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
73 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Ps 230 Doris L Cohen ranks within the top 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ps 230 Doris L Cohen is 0.64, 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)
#1589 out of 4377 schools
(Top 50%)
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53%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ps 230 Doris L Cohen 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.
55%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ps 230 Doris L Cohen 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.
85-89%
78%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Ps 230 Doris L Cohen 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
46%
10%
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Hispanic
36%
29%
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Black
2%
16%
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White
14%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.64
This chart displays the diversity score of Ps 230 Doris L Cohen 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
69%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ps 230 Doris L Cohen's ranking?
Ps 230 Doris L Cohen is ranked #1589 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Ps 230 Doris L Cohen often compared to?
Ps 230 Doris L Cohenis often viewed alongside schools like Ps 179 Kensington, Ps 130 Parkside, Ps 134 by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
53% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 55% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Ps 230 Doris L Cohen?
1,006 students attend Ps 230 Doris L Cohen.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of Ps 230 Doris L Cohen students are Asian, 36% of students are Hispanic, 14% of students are White, 2% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ps 230 Doris L Cohen?
Ps 230 Doris L Cohen has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ps 230 Doris L Cohen offer ?
Ps 230 Doris L Cohen offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ps 230 Doris L Cohen part of?
In what neighborhood is Ps 230 Doris L Cohen located?
Ps 230 Doris L Cohen is located in the Kensington neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. There are 6 other public schools located in Kensington.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 1,006 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 53% (Top 50%)
  • : 55% (Top 50%)
  • : 85-89% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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