Ps 253 School

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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
601 Oceanview Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11235
Phone
(718) 332-3331
District
NEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #21
County
KINGS COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
898
Classroom Teachers
65

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New York

10

(10 is best)

Better than 93.5% of NY schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Ps 253 School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 89 52
Proficiency in Reading 86 50
Proficiency in Math 91 53

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 70 47
Proficiency in Reading 66 47
Proficiency in Math 74 48

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 71 40
Proficiency in Reading 61 36
Proficiency in Math 81 44

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.84
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.56
AVG FOR STATE 17.74
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 35 3.9%
Kindergarten 155 17.3%
Grade 1 140 15.6%
Grade 2 157 17.5%
Grade 3 137 15.3%
Grade 4 148 16.5%
Grade 5 124 13.8%
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 898 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 20.7% 32.1% 45.1%
Black 0.3% 16.0% 17.7%
Hispanic 39.3% 26.0% 26.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 37.6% 25.0% 9.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 2.0% 1.0% 0.9%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 66.5% 68.8% 38.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 65.5% 63.1% 34.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.0% 5.7% 3.6%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION UNREPORTED 19,849,399
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) UNREPORTED 419
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW UNREPORTED 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD UNREPORTED 18.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD UNREPORTED 34.2%
45-64 YEARS OLD UNREPORTED 26.7%
65 OR OLDER UNREPORTED 15.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households UNREPORTED 7,302,710
Single Parent Households With Children UNREPORTED 10.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma UNREPORTED 86.1%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree UNREPORTED 35.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more UNREPORTED 16.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 UNREPORTED 15.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 UNREPORTED 11.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 UNREPORTED 15.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 UNREPORTED 15.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 UNREPORTED 13.4%
$15,000 or less UNREPORTED 12.4%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $18,663 $660,539,559 61.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $140 $4,955,020 0.5%
Staff $101 $3,574,693 0.3%
General Administration $85 $3,008,405 0.3%
School Administration $553 $19,572,329 1.8%
Operation $2,195 $77,687,635 7.3%
Transportation $1,192 $42,188,456 3.9%
Other $612 $21,660,516 2.0%
Total Support $4,878 $172,647,054 16.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $6,644 $235,151,092 22.0%
Total Expenditures $30,185 $1,068,337,705 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $15,970 $59,254,908,392 60.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $510 $1,891,198,689 1.9%
Staff $414 $1,534,327,757 1.6%
General Administration $269 $996,880,601 1.0%
School Administration $715 $2,653,908,303 2.7%
Operation $1,883 $6,987,299,924 7.1%
Transportation $1,211 $4,493,914,443 4.6%
Other $586 $2,174,575,231 2.2%
Total Support $5,588 $20,732,154,849 21.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,893 $18,154,010,675 18.5%
Total Expenditures $26,450 $98,141,082,849 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%