P.S. 245

Grades: Pre-K, K-5
249 East 17th Street
Brooklyn NY 11226
Phone: 718-284-2330

Our Insights

P.S. 245 in Flatbush is a neighborhood school serving grades Pre-K through 5. This 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 principal has been leading this school since 2012.

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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 the 2020-21 NYC School Survey

How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
100%
86% Citywide Average

From the 2019-20 NY State Report Card

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

From this school's most recent Quality Review Report

Are teachers effective?

From the 2020-21 School Quality Guide

How many teachers have 3 or more years of experience teaching?
100%
86% Citywide Average
Years of principal experience at this school
8.0

How do students perform academically?

From the 2019 State ELA+Math Results Summary

How many elementary school students scored 3-4 on the state math exam?
44%
51% Citywide Average
How many elementary school students scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
45%
50% 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 the 2021-22 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
240
Asian
1%
Black
50%
Hispanic
43%
White
2%
Other
4%
Free or reduced priced lunch
92%
Students with disabilities
25%
English language learners
12%
Pre-K seats
18

From the 2020-21 School Quality Guide

Average daily attendance
92%
92% Citywide Average
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
30%
26% Citywide Average

From the 2020 School Directories

How does this school serve special populations?

From the 2019 State ELA+Math Results Summary

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


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Contact & Location

Location

Flatbush (District 22)
Trains: Q Line to Beverly Rd; B Line to Church Ave
Buses: B103, B16, B35, B41, B49, B68, BM1

Contact

Principal
Erica Williams
Parent Coordinator
Lynette Bradshaw

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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