Ps 721 Brooklyn Occupational Training Center

Ps 721 Brooklyn Occupational Training Center serves 439 students in grades Kindergarten-12. 
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 439 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 6:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Ps 721 Brooklyn Occupational Training Center's student population of 439 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 77 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
439 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
77 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Ps 721 Brooklyn Occupational Training Center is 0.75, which is more 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
11:1
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American Indian
4%
1%
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Asian
11%
10%
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Hispanic
26%
29%
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Black
33%
16%
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White
26%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.75
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
1%
5%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

How many students attend Ps 721 Brooklyn Occupational Training Center?
439 students attend Ps 721 Brooklyn Occupational Training Center.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
33% of Ps 721 Brooklyn Occupational Training Center students are Black, 26% of students are Hispanic, 26% of students are White, 11% of students are Asian, and 4% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ps 721 Brooklyn Occupational Training Center?
Ps 721 Brooklyn Occupational Training Center has a student ration of 6:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ps 721 Brooklyn Occupational Training Center offer ?
Ps 721 Brooklyn Occupational Training Center offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ps 721 Brooklyn Occupational Training Center part of?
Ps 721 Brooklyn Occupational Training Center is part of Nyc Special Schools - District 75 School District.
In what neighborhood is Ps 721 Brooklyn Occupational Training Center located?
Ps 721 Brooklyn Occupational Training Center is located in the Gravesend neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. There are 11 other public schools located in Gravesend.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 439 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 6:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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