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P.S. 97 The Highlawn

Grades: K-5
1855 Stillwell Avenue
Brooklyn NY 11223
Phone: 718-627-7550

Our Insights

P.S. 97 The Highlawn in Gravesend is a neighborhood school serving grades Kindergarten through 5. The school is in its own building.

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. The principal has been leading this school since 2013.

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?
71%
79% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
80%
81% Citywide Average
How many teachers say they would recommend this school to other families?
90%
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?
84%
80% Citywide Average
Years of principal experience at this school
5.1

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?
65%
51% Citywide Average
How many elementary school students scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
51%
49% Citywide Average

Who does this school serve?

From 2018-19 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
770
Asian
51%
Black
1%
Hispanic
22%
White
25%
Other
1%
Free or reduced priced lunch
64%
Students with disabilities
17%
English language learners
30%

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

Average daily attendance
95%
93% Citywide Average
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
14%
25% Citywide Average

From 2018 School Directories

This school offers Transitional Bilingual Education in Chinese.

How does this school serve special populations?

From 2018 State ELA+Math Results Summary

How many students with disabilities scored 3-4 on the state math exam?
23%
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?
37%
28% Citywide Average
How many English language learners scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
9%
17% Citywide Average


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Contact & Location

Location

Gravesend (District 21)
Trains: N Line to Kings Highway; D Line to 25th Ave
Buses: B1, B3, B4, B6, B82

Contact

Principal
Irina Cabello
Parent Coordinator
Yingfong Mui

Other Details

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

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

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