P.S. 243 Weeksville School

1580 Dean St, Brooklyn, NY 11213 | (718) 953-1658
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 363
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5 out of 5 | 5 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Karen Hambright-Glover
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 363
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 36.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 10.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 179 (49.3%)
  • Females: 184 (50.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 243 Weeksville School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian61.7%
Black28979.6%
Asian61.7%
Hispanic6116.8%
White10.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 243 Weeksville School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten369.9%
Kindergarten4612.7%
1st Grade5715.7%
2nd Grade5414.9%
3rd Grade359.6%
4th Grade4311.8%
5th Grade4712.9%
Ungraded4512.4%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 91-100%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
90.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
4.0%
District:
7.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
6.0%
District:
9.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
36.0%
District:
34.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
11.0%
District:
15.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
75.0%
District:
21.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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5 reviews for P.S. 243 Weeksville School

  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on July 13, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • IM SO PROUD TO SEE THAT MY OLD SCHOOL IS DOING WELL. I HAVE FOND MEMORIES. I HAD THE BEST TEACHERS AT THE WEEKSVILLE SCHOOL. I GRADUATED FROM THERE IN 1978.
  • Reviewed by Student on June 19, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • this is the best school ever my favorite teacher is ms cuffy
  • Reviewed by Student on August 20, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i love this school nd i especially loved ms daVIS nd to this day i still love her
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on April 11, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I'm not only a parent but I'm also a former student.

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that P.S. 243 Weeksville School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on NYSTP state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies

NYSTP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201023.9%38.1%54.7%
200976.6%64.1%75.8%
200835.9%52.4%70.1%
 
Math Test
201036.9%40.7%59.1%
200998.0%89.5%92.9%
200876.4%82.8%89.9%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201032.7%41.2%56.7%
200973.0%62.6%76.9%
200850.9%55.5%71.1%
 
Math Test
201054.0%57.5%63.8%
200996.0%80.6%87.2%
200876.3%74.5%83.8%
 
Science Test
201076.0%80.0%89.0%
200992.0%75.0%88.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201040.0%38.5%52.5%
200965.9%71.4%82.2%
200859.5%63.3%77.6%
 
Math Test
201038.0%48.4%64.6%
200990.9%78.8%88.1%
200875.7%68.0%83.2%
 
Social Studies Test
201096.0%76.0%86.0%
200986.0%74.0%86.0%
 
Source: NY Department of Education 2009-2010

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