Ps 172 Beacon School Of Excellence

Serves grades PK - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
825 4 Th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11232
Phone
(718) 965-4200
District
NEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #15
County
KINGS COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
589
Classroom Teachers
50

* Ps 172 Beacon School Of Excellence is one of the top 100 best public schools in America.

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New York

10

(10 is best)

Better than 99.9% of NY schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Ps 172 Beacon School Of Excellence Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 96 46
Proficiency in Reading 93 43
Proficiency in Math 99 48

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 100 42
Proficiency in Reading 100 41
Proficiency in Math 99 43

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 98 40
Proficiency in Reading 96 36
Proficiency in Math 99 44

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 11.77
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.79
AVG FOR STATE 18.01
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 36 6.1%
Kindergarten 99 16.8%
Grade 1 84 14.3%
Grade 2 88 14.9%
Grade 3 98 16.6%
Grade 4 91 15.4%
Grade 5 93 15.8%
Grade 6 0 0.0%
Grade 7 0 0.0%
Grade 8 0 0.0%
Grade 9 0 0.0%
Grade 10 0 0.0%
Grade 11 0 0.0%
Grade 12 0 0.0%
Total 589 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 12.8% 28.7% 45.6%
Black 3.7% 14.8% 18.0%
Hispanic 77.2% 39.9% 26.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 6.1% 16.3% 9.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.3% 0.7%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 86.1% 55.2% 35.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 76.9% 51.9% 31.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.2% 3.2% 3.5%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION UNREPORTED 19,745,289
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) UNREPORTED 417
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW UNREPORTED 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD UNREPORTED 18.3%
20-44 YEARS OLD UNREPORTED 34.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD UNREPORTED 26.8%
65 OR OLDER UNREPORTED 14.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number of households UNREPORTED 7,266,187
Single parent households with children UNREPORTED 11.1%
Adults with at least a high school diploma UNREPORTED 85.9%
Adults with at least a bachelor's degree UNREPORTED 34.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more UNREPORTED 14.8%
$100,000 - $149,999 UNREPORTED 14.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 UNREPORTED 11.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 UNREPORTED 16.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 UNREPORTED 15.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 UNREPORTED 13.8%
$15,000 or less UNREPORTED 12.8%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $16,110 $499,989,960 60.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $129 $4,003,644 0.5%
Staff $84 $2,607,024 0.3%
General Administration $92 $2,855,312 0.3%
School Administration $512 $15,890,432 1.9%
Operation $2,066 $64,120,376 7.8%
Transportation $1,161 $36,032,796 4.4%
Other $609 $18,900,924 2.3%
Total Support $4,652 $144,379,472 17.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $5,684 $176,408,624 21.5%
Total Expenditures $26,445 $820,747,020 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,104 $37,469,118,820 59.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $452 $1,677,384,223 2.7%
Staff $360 $1,335,155,589 2.1%
General Administration $243 $899,832,255 1.4%
School Administration $543 $2,014,071,833 3.2%
Operation $1,273 $4,720,010,218 7.5%
Transportation $873 $3,238,888,222 5.2%
Other $412 $1,527,682,030 2.4%
Total Support $4,156 $15,412,058,642 24.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,632 $9,758,952,811 15.6%
Total Expenditures $16,892 $62,639,015,315 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%