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Brooklyn Brownstone School, PS 628

Grades: Pre-K, K-5
Noteworthy
272 Macdonough Street
Brooklyn NY 11233
Phone: 718-573-2307

Our Insights

This is an unzoned school, meaning students who attend may come from across your school district, your borough, or sometimes the entire city. Anyone is welcome to apply, but look into your chances for admissions. To see if your address is in the district for this school use our Elementary School Guided Search.

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School Stats

Citywide Average Key
This school is Better Near Worse than the citywide average

Is this school safe and well-run?

From the 2020-21 NYC School Survey

How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
100%
86% Citywide Average

From the 2019-20 NY State Report Card

How many students were suspended?
0%
0% Citywide Average

From this school's most recent Quality Review Report

Are teachers effective?

From the 2020-21 School Quality Guide

How many teachers have 3 or more years of experience teaching?
65%
86% Citywide Average
Years of principal experience at this school
3.1

How do students perform academically?

From the New York State 2021 -22 Assessment Database

How many elementary school students scored 3-4 on the state math exam?
43%
51% Citywide Average
How many elementary school students scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
56%
50% Citywide Average

What is the Pre-K like?

From the NYC Program Assessment (CLASS and ECERS-R) Database through 2019-2020

Instruction: Teachers ask kids to explain their reasoning when they solve problems
Activities: Children explore art, music, sand/water, dramatic play and more
Language: Teachers talk and listen to kids in a supportive way
Interaction: Teachers ask kids good questions and invite back-and-forth conversation

Who does this school serve?

From the 2021-22 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
307
Asian
2%
Black
68%
Hispanic
12%
White
14%
Other
4%
Free or reduced priced lunch
64%
Students with disabilities
15%
English language learners
0%
Pre-K seats
35

From the 2020-21 School Quality Guide

Average daily attendance
96%
92% Citywide Average
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
11%
26% Citywide Average

From the 2020 School Directories

How does this school serve special populations?

From the New York State 2021 -22 Assessment Database

How many students with disabilities scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
0%
23% Citywide Average


For more information about our data sources, see About Our Data · More DOE statistics for this school

Contact & Location

Location

Bedford-Stuyvesant (District 16)
Trains: A Line, C Line to Utica Ave
Buses: B15, B25, B26, B43, B46, B52, B65

Contact

Principal
Alexander Brunner
Parent Coordinator
Shawn Gibbs

Other Details

Shared campus?
Yes
This school shares the building with MS 35
Metal detectors?
No

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