P.S. 398 Walter Weaver

Grades: Pre-K, K-5
60 East 94 Street
Brooklyn NY 11212
Phone: 718-774-4466

Our Insights

P.S. 398 Walter Weaver in Flatbush is a neighborhood school serving grades Pre-K through 5.

In the Pre-K classes, children are encouraged to communicate and learn language skills through books, puppets or blocks. They have lots of time to talk and ask questions. The principal has been leading this school since 2011.

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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 2019-20 NYC School Survey

How many teachers say order and discipline are maintained at this school?
92%
79% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
100%
81% Citywide Average

From 2019-20 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 2019-20 School Quality Guide

How many teachers have 3 or more years of experience teaching?
86%
80% Citywide Average
Years of principal experience at this school
6.9

How do students perform academically?

From 2019 State ELA+Math Results Summary

How many elementary school students scored 3-4 on the state math exam?
34%
51% Citywide Average
How many elementary school students scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
37%
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 2020-21 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
203
Asian
2%
Black
83%
Hispanic
13%
White
2%
Other
2%
Free or reduced priced lunch
95%
Students with disabilities
25%
English language learners
10%
Pre-K seats
26

From 2019-20 School Quality Guide

Average daily attendance
91%
93% Citywide Average
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
38%
25% Citywide Average

From 2020 School Directories

How does this school serve special populations?

From 2019 State ELA+Math Results Summary

How many students with disabilities scored 3-4 on the state math exam?
14%
28% Citywide Average
How many students with disabilities scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
17%
23% Citywide Average
How many English language learners scored 3-4 on the state math exam?
29%
28% Citywide Average
How many English language learners scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
0%
17% Citywide Average


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Contact & Location

Location

Flatbush (District 17)
Trains: 4 Line to Crown Hts - Utica Ave; 3 Line to Sutter Ave - Rutland Road
Buses: B12, B14, B15, B17, B45, B46, B47, B65

Contact

Principal
Ariana Butler Bass
Parent Coordinator
Mona Lucas

Other Details

Shared campus?
Yes
This school shares the building with PS 770

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

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