St Sylvester School

  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 262
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3.5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
  • Address
  • 396 Grant Ave
  • Brooklyn, NY 11208
  • Phone
  • (718) 235-4729
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School Description

St Sylvester School enrolls 262 preschool and elementary school students from grades PK-8. It is located in Brooklyn, NY, which is a highly populated city with a median household income of $27,078.

School Operational Details
  • Students Have Access to a Library or Media Center
School Days and Hours
  • School Days Per Year: 180
    Note: Kindergarten Operates Five Days Per Week
  • School Hours Per Day: 7
    Note: Kindergarten Operates on a Full Day Schedule
School Religious Orientation
  • Roman Catholic
    Diocese of Brooklyn, NY
School Associations
  • National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
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3.5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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3 reviews for St Sylvester School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on October 07, 2009
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school is a well-rounded school. The teachers show discipline to their students and their students respect each other. This school is perfect for any kid.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 07, 2009
  • Rating: 2 (2 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I currently have one child in St.Sylvester School. The school is fine but for the kids I would have to say that they are kind of disrespectful in some way. The teachers give many punishments and they tell the students to shut up many times. The students curse and they disrespect other children. If you bring your child to that school beware of the consequences.
  • Reviewed by on September 05, 2006
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I have 4 children (Kinder,1st,5th,and 7th) and 1 niece (Pre K3) in St Sylvester School. The school is like a family. The Staff and Teachers are fantastic. They have alot of extra-curricular activites. They Pre K 3 year old and Pre K 4 year olds learn the same subjects as the upper grades. They have play time in the new play room that is filled with educational toys where the children can use their imagination. Their is no race or religious barriers with the children. This is really a great place to be a child. They include ALL the children in school shows and no one is excluded from any club or activity. I feel the teachers are fantastic because they not only teach but they care. I know my children are safe, they are learning and they have great role models. I invite everyone to visit the school and see for yourself.

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 262
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 9.0
    Full-Time Teachers: 9
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 24.0
  • Percent Minority Students: 81.3%
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 106 (40.5%)
  • Females: 156 (59.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
St Sylvester School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black3914.9%
Asian5621.4%
Hispanic11845.0%
White31.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For St Sylvester School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten4617.6%
Kindergarten2911.1%
1st Grade249.2%
2nd Grade218.0%
3rd Grade238.8%
4th Grade166.1%
5th Grade155.7%
6th Grade3413.0%
7th Grade2810.7%
8th Grade269.9%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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