Ps/is 323

210 Chester St
Brooklyn, NY 11212
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 510 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, Ps/is 323 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 9% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% 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-8
  • Enrollment: 510 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ps/is 323 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Ps/is 323's student population of 510 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
510 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Ps/is 323 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/is 323 is 0.40, 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)
#4229 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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9%
46%
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20%
49%
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25-29%
78%
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
21%
29%
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Black
75%
16%
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White
1%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.40
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
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/is 323's ranking?
Ps/is 323 is ranked #4229 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Ps/is 323 often compared to?
Ps/is 323is often viewed alongside schools like Ps 327 Dr Rose B English, Ps 156 Waverly by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Ps/is 323?
510 students attend Ps/is 323.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
75% of Ps/is 323 students are Black, 21% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, 1% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ps/is 323?
Ps/is 323 has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ps/is 323 offer ?
Ps/is 323 offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ps/is 323 part of?
In what neighborhood is Ps/is 323 located?
Ps/is 323 is located in the Brownsville neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. There are 28 other public schools located in Brownsville.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 510 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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