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District 20 Pre-K Center at 550 59 Street

Grades: Pre-K
550 59 Street
Brooklyn NY 11220
Phone: 718-238-7760

Our Insights

District 20 Pre-K Center at 550 59 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 Sunset Park.

Teachers ask children questions, invite back-and-forth conversation to develop language skills, mutual respect and promote positive social interactions.

There is outdoor space for children to play and get fresh air, as well as dedicated indoor play spaces apart from the classroom. 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
179
Asian
54%
Black
1%
Hispanic
42%
White
2%
Other
0%
Pre-K seats
179

From 2018 School Directories



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

Contact & Location

Location

Sunset Park (District 20)
Trains: N Line, R Line to 59th St
Buses: B9, B63

Contact

Principal
Dianne Gounardes
Parent Coordinator
Christina Coscia

Other Details

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

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