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District 20 Pre-K Center at 21 Bay 11th Street

Grades: Pre-K
21 Bay 11th Street
Brooklyn NY 11214
Phone: 718-621-7930

Our Insights

District 20 Pre-K Center at 21 Bay 11th Street is a district Pre-K center run by the Department of Education that provides preschool for 4 year olds. The center is in its own building, in Bensonhurst.

The program has lots of activities for children to explore art, nature, music, dramatic play and more.Teachers ask children questions, invite back-and-forth conversation to develop language skills, mutual respect and promote positive social interactions. There is a dual-language program available in Chinese, which is a program that has instruction in both English and the target language, and is designed to make children fluent in both, but may require a separate application process. Some seats in this program may be reserved for children who speak Chinese, but English speaking children are welcome to apply.

There is late pick-up available after school ends.

This school prioritizes children who live in District 20 but anyone is welcome to apply. To see if your address is in the district for this program please use our school search. For more information about 3-K and Pre-K enrollment and advice on how to find a program, please visit our Pre-K page.

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School Stats

Citywide Average Key
This school is Better Near Worse than the 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
218
Asian
44%
Black
1%
Hispanic
23%
White
32%
Other
0%
Pre-K seats
218

From 2018 School Directories

This school offers Dual Language classes in Chinese.


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

Contact & Location

Location

Bensonhurst (District 20)
Trains: D Line to 18 Ave
Buses: B1

Contact

Principal
Dianne Gounardes
Parent Coordinator
Lydia Guzman

Other Details

Shared campus?
No
This school is in its own building.

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