Ps 289 George V Brower

900 St Marks Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11213
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 262 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Ps 289 George V Brower 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 20-24% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% 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: 262 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 80-89% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ps 289 George V Brower ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Ps 289 George V Brower's student population of 262 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
262 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Ps 289 George V Brower 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 289 George V Brower is 0.50, 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)
#3352 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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20-24%
46%
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35-39%
49%
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80-89%
78%
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
4%
10%
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Hispanic
19%
29%
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Black
68%
16%
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White
3%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.50
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ps 289 George V Brower's ranking?
Ps 289 George V Brower is ranked #3352 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Ps 289 George V Brower often compared to?
Ps 289 George V Broweris often viewed alongside schools like Ps 243 Weeksville School, Ps 221 Toussaint L''ouverture by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Ps 289 George V Brower?
262 students attend Ps 289 George V Brower.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of Ps 289 George V Brower students are Black, 19% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are White, and 2% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ps 289 George V Brower?
Ps 289 George V Brower has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ps 289 George V Brower offer ?
Ps 289 George V Brower offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ps 289 George V Brower part of?
In what neighborhood is Ps 289 George V Brower located?
Ps 289 George V Brower is located in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. There are 33 other public schools located in Crown Heights.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 262 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 80-89% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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