PS 172 Beacon School Of Excellence

Overview

Student Enrollment
597
Best Elementary School in New York
#8
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades Pre-Kindergarten to 5th grade
School District NEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #15
Type Public
 Phone (718)965-4200
 Location 825 4TH AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11232
Charter School No

PS 172 Beacon School Of Excellence has an academic rating significantly above the average for New York elementary schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 8th in the best public elementary schools in New York.

Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.

Racial Demographics

The PS 172 Beacon School Of Excellence student body is mostly Hispanic with a smaller White population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White12.2%73
Black3.9%23
Hispanic77.4%462
Asian Pacific6.2%37
Native American Indian0.3%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0%0

Family Income

vs. other New York elementary schools
Lower 16.4%

80.2% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the New York elementary school median of 44.7%. By this measure, PS 172 BEACON SCHOOL OF EXCELLENCE students are largely lower income and rank 2097th in New York for elementary school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Pre-K54
Kindergarten87
1st Grade88
2nd Grade101
3rd Grade90
4th Grade94
5th Grade80
Total597

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
87%
Rank in New York
8th
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at PS 172 Beacon School Of Excellence scored an average 87% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the New York State Education Department. Performance is significantly above the state elementary school median of 36% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 1.3% of New York elementary schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls95% or more*80% to 84%*
Boys95% or more*70% to 74%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander50% or more*50% or more*
Black50% or more*50% or more*
Hispanic95% or more*70% to 74%*
Multiracial--
White80% or more*80% or more*
With Disabilites95% or more*60% to 64%*
Limited English90% or more*60% to 69%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Location

PS 172 Beacon School Of Excellence
825 4TH AVE
BROOKLYN, NY
11232
(718)965-4200

10 out of 10 1

District

NEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #15
BROOKLYN, NY