Happy Dragon Children and Family Center

Grades Pre-K


5805 7th Avenue
Brooklyn NY 11220
Sunset Park (District 20)
Trains: N to 8th Ave; R to 59th St
Buses: B11, B16, B63, B70, B9



Our Review

At Happy Dragon, children are encouraged to draw and write and learn in an age-appropriate way, according to NYC school's Chancellor Carmen Farina, who visited the center in 2014. The majority of the children speak Cantonese or Mandarin.

The school makes sure all three languages are in each classroom, through teachers' and teaching assistants, according to a New York Daily News article.

The center does a "good job of hiring teachers," Farina wrote in a letter following her visit. Classrooms have a nice selection of books and kids focus on specific authors and themes. Teachers make sure kids learn how to be independentfor example, they serve themselves lunch instead of teachers serving lunch.(Lydie Raschka, web reports, July 2016)

About the students

Preference to low income families?
May have income or other eligibility requirements. Contact for more information.
Citywide Average Key
This school is Better Near Worse than the citywide average

Do parents like the school?

How many parents responded to the school survey?
57% Citywide Average
How many parents say they are invited to visit classrooms?
88% Citywide Average
How many parents say this school offers enough courses, activities and services to keep their children interested in school?
89% Citywide Average
How many parents say their child's teacher helped their child adjust to Pre-K?
98% Citywide Average
How many parents say this Pre-K program helped them consider which elementary schools would meet their childrens' needs?
86% Citywide Average
How many Pre-K parents say their child's teacher gave helpful ideas for how to support their child's learning?
94% Citywide Average
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