P.S. 229 Dyker School

1400 Benson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11228 | (718) 236-5447
  • Grades: PK-6
  • Student Enrollment: 782
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3 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: James Harrigan

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 782
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 46.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 405 (51.8%)
  • Females: 377 (48.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 229 Dyker School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.3%
Black40.5%
Asian34744.4%
Hispanic769.7%
White35345.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 229 Dyker School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten354.5%
Kindergarten11514.7%
1st Grade13116.8%
2nd Grade11214.3%
3rd Grade10813.8%
4th Grade10813.8%
5th Grade12415.9%
6th Grade293.7%
Ungraded202.6%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 51-60%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
95.0%
State:
93.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
4.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
49.0%
District:
52.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
8.0%
District:
10.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 3

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1 review for P.S. 229 Dyker School

  • Reviewed by Student on June 24, 2009
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I went to this school for 5th grade. The teachers were very mean at first but at the last few weeks they were very nice, they let us play games and we get to leave early then regular. The lunch time was so loud. We had to sit in ordered numbers.

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