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P.S. 191 Paul Robeson

Grades: Pre-K, K-5
1600 Park Place
Brooklyn NY 11233
Phone: 718-756-1206

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P.S. 191 Paul Robeson in Crown Heights is a neighborhood school serving grades Pre-K through 5. This school shares a building with Excellence Girls Uncommon Charter Middle School.

This school prepares students well to progress to the next grade and helps them improve their test scores, as compared to other schools with similar students. The school as a whole also performs well on test scores, as compared to other schools in the city. In the Pre-K classes, teachers ask children questions, invite back-and-forth conversation to develop language skills, mutual respect and promote positive social interactions. The principal has been leading this school since 2017.

This school prioritizes children who live in the school zone, but anyone is welcome to apply. To see if your address is zoned for this school please use our school search. For more information about zoned school enrollment and advice on how to find a program, please visit our New to NYC page and see the "Zoned Schools and other options" section.

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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 2018-19 NYC School Survey

How many teachers say order and discipline are maintained at this school?
100%
79% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
94%
81% Citywide Average
How many teachers say they would recommend this school to other families?
94%
83% Citywide Average

From 2017-18 NY State Report Card

How many students were suspended?
0%
1% Citywide Average

From this school's most recent Quality Review Report

Are teachers effective?

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

How many teachers have 3 or more years of experience teaching?
94%
80% Citywide Average
Years of principal experience at this school
1.1

How do students perform academically?

From 2018 State ELA+Math Results Summary

How many elementary school students scored 3-4 on the state math exam?
64%
51% Citywide Average
How many elementary school students scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
59%
49% Citywide Average

What is the Pre-K like?

From the NYC Program Assessment (CLASS and ECERS-R) Database through 2018-2019

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 2018-19 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
164
Asian
3%
Black
81%
Hispanic
11%
White
2%
Other
3%
Free or reduced priced lunch
96%
Students with disabilities
24%
English language learners
6%
Pre-K seats
14

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

Average daily attendance
88%
93% Citywide Average
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
46%
25% Citywide Average

From 2018 School Directories



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Contact & Location

Location

Crown Heights (District 17)
Trains: C Line to Ralph Ave; 3 Line, 4 Line to Crown Hts - Utica Ave
Buses: B12, B14, B15, B17, B25, B45, B46, B47, B65, B7

Contact

Principal
Hadar Gahfi
Parent Coordinator
Natalia Trivers

Other Details

Shared campus?
Yes
This school shares a building with Excellence Girls Uncommon Charter Middle School

Zone for the 2019-2020 school year. Call school to confirm.

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