Ps 46 Edward C Blum

100 Clermont Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11205
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 233 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Ps 46 Edward C Blum 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 6-9% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (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 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 233 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 60-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ps 46 Edward C Blum ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Ps 46 Edward C Blum's student population of 233 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
233 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Ps 46 Edward C Blum 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 46 Edward C Blum is 0.60, 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)
#4265 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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6-9%
46%
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15-19%
49%
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60-79%
78%
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
46%
29%
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Black
43%
16%
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White
6%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.60
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
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 46 Edward C Blum's ranking?
Ps 46 Edward C Blum is ranked #4265 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Ps 46 Edward C Blum often compared to?
Ps 46 Edward C Blumis often viewed alongside schools like Ps 20 Clinton Hill by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Ps 46 Edward C Blum?
233 students attend Ps 46 Edward C Blum.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of Ps 46 Edward C Blum students are Hispanic, 43% of students are Black, 6% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ps 46 Edward C Blum?
Ps 46 Edward C Blum has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ps 46 Edward C Blum offer ?
Ps 46 Edward C Blum offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ps 46 Edward C Blum part of?
In what neighborhood is Ps 46 Edward C Blum located?
Ps 46 Edward C Blum is located in the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. There are 7 other public schools located in Fort Greene.

School Reviews

3   4/16/2018
This school does not take complaints seriously. Teachers do not always follow up with parents about important information but will follow up about things that are convenient for themselves,
- Posted by Parent - Jessica
1   7/7/2017
I feel the teachers don't give it their all in teaching the students that really need help. Needs MUCH MORE IMPROVEMENT.
- Posted by Parent - Melissa
5   8/16/2010
EXCELLENT IN ALL AREAS academics !
- Posted by Parent - rosaa

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 233 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 60-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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