Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory

794 Monroe St
Brooklyn, NY 11221
(School attendance zone shown in map)
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 172 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory 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 11-19% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% 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: 172 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory's student population of 172 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 28% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
172 students
This chart display total students of Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory
Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory by grade.

School Rankings

Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory 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 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory is 0.56, 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)
#4042 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
11-19%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory 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.
20-29%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory 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.
40-59%
78%
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory and percentage of American Indian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Asian
2%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
29%
29%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
60%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
4%
41%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory 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
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory 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 display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New York.
0.56
This chart display the diversity score of Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory 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
75%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory 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 (20-21)
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory's ranking?
Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory is ranked #4042 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory often compared to?
Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatoryis often viewed alongside schools like Ps 308 Clara Cardwell by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
11-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 20-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory?
172 students attend Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
60% of Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory students are Black, 29% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are White, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory?
Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory offer ?
Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory part of?
Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory is part of New York City Geographic District #16 School District.
In what neighborhood is Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory located?
Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory is located in the Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. There are 46 other public schools located in Bedford Stuyvesant.

School Reviews

5   10/20/2022
Principal Bryant and the staff are great. There are so many programs to support creativity for kids.
- Posted by Parent - T Banks

Review Ps 309 George E Wibecan Preparatory. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Pros And Cons Of Using Technology In The Classroom
Pros And Cons Of Using Technology In The Classroom
Learn about the pros and cons of using technology in the classroom.
Looming School Bus Strike Leave Students in a Transportation Pickle
Looming School Bus Strike Leave Students in a Transportation Pickle
A possible school bus strike in New York City may leave more than 150,000 students scrambling for a ride to school.
Teaching in Contemporary Times
Teaching in Contemporary Times
We explore why individuals choose teaching, illuminating intrinsic motivations, the influence of role models, the pursuit of lifelong learning, and the aspiration to impact society.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 172 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Quick Links