Williamsburg Preparatory School

257 N 6th St
Brooklyn, NY 11211
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Williamsburg Preparatory School serves 683 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Williamsburg Preparatory School placed in the top 5% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Williamsburg Preparatory School's student population of 683 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students683 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

Williamsburg Preparatory School is ranked within the top 5% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Williamsburg Preparatory School is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#117 out of 4239 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
9%
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Hispanic
70%
27%
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Black
16%
17%
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White
10%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.480.71
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #14 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Williamsburg Preparatory School is Brooklyn Preparatory High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Conselyea Preparatory School (0.1 miles away)
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