Ps 39 Henry Bristow

417 6th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 342 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Ps 39 Henry Bristow ranks in the top 10% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 342 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : Top 10% in NY
  • : 80-84% (Top 20%)
  • : 90-94% (Top 5%)
  • : ≥90% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ps 39 Henry Bristow ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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School Overview

Ps 39 Henry Bristow's student population of 342 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
342 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Ps 39 Henry Bristow ranks within the top 10% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ps 39 Henry Bristow is 0.46, 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)
#281 out of 4377 schools
(Top 10%)
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80-84%
46%
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90-94%
49%
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≥90%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
10%
10%
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Hispanic
10%
29%
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Black
4%
16%
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White
72%
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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0.46
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
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 39 Henry Bristow's ranking?
Ps 39 Henry Bristow is ranked #281 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Ps 39 Henry Bristow often compared to?
Ps 39 Henry Bristowis often viewed alongside schools like Ps 321 William Penn, Ps 107 John W Kimball by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
80-84% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 90-94% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Ps 39 Henry Bristow?
342 students attend Ps 39 Henry Bristow.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of Ps 39 Henry Bristow students are White, 10% of students are Asian, 10% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Black, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ps 39 Henry Bristow?
Ps 39 Henry Bristow has a student ration of 12:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ps 39 Henry Bristow offer ?
Ps 39 Henry Bristow offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ps 39 Henry Bristow part of?
In what neighborhood is Ps 39 Henry Bristow located?
Ps 39 Henry Bristow is located in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. There are 13 other public schools located in Park Slope.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 342 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 80-84% (Top 20%)
  • : 90-94% (Top 5%)
  • : ≥90% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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