Ps 9 Sarah Smith Garnet School

80 Underhill Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 727 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Ps 9 Sarah Smith Garnet School ranks in the top 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 44% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% 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: 727 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • : Top 50% in NY
  • : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • : 60% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ps 9 Sarah Smith Garnet School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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School Overview

Ps 9 Sarah Smith Garnet School's student population of 727 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
727 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
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School Rankings

Ps 9 Sarah Smith Garnet School ranks within the top 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ps 9 Sarah Smith Garnet School is 0.72, which is equal to 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)
#1732 out of 4377 schools
(Top 50%)
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44%
46%
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60%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
9%
10%
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Hispanic
20%
29%
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Black
38%
16%
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White
30%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.72
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
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 9 Sarah Smith Garnet School's ranking?
Ps 9 Sarah Smith Garnet School is ranked #1732 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Ps 9 Sarah Smith Garnet School often compared to?
Ps 9 Sarah Smith Garnet Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Ps 316 Elijah Stroud, Ps 11 Purvis J Behan, Brooklyn Arts And Science Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 60% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Ps 9 Sarah Smith Garnet School?
727 students attend Ps 9 Sarah Smith Garnet School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
38% of Ps 9 Sarah Smith Garnet School students are Black, 30% of students are White, 20% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ps 9 Sarah Smith Garnet School?
Ps 9 Sarah Smith Garnet School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ps 9 Sarah Smith Garnet School offer ?
Ps 9 Sarah Smith Garnet School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ps 9 Sarah Smith Garnet School part of?
Ps 9 Sarah Smith Garnet School is part of New York City Geographic District #13 School District.
In what neighborhood is Ps 9 Sarah Smith Garnet School located?
Ps 9 Sarah Smith Garnet School is located in the Prospect Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. There are 1 other public schools located in Prospect Heights.

School Reviews

5   9/27/2010
Excellent community school with involved parents, teachers and administrators. The school is committed to enrichment education and hosts an excellent gifted and talented program.
- Posted by Parent - tarar

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 727 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • : 60% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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