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P.S. K231

Grades: K-8
5601 16th Avenue
Brooklyn NY 11204
Phone: 718-853-1884

Our Insights

What’s Special

Safe school for students with special needs

The Downside

Little information available

PS K231 is a school where teachers agree they feel their students are safe around the school, surveys report.

The school, which serves around 340 students grades 1st-9th, is located in six sites across Brooklyn. The student body consists of learners with autism, intellectual disabilities, emotional disturbances, as well as speech and language impairments. The attendance rate for the 2015-2016 year was 90.5 percent, according to the Comprehensive Education Plan.

ADMISSIONS: Citywide. PS K231 is part of District 75, a network of 69 schools dedicated to New York Citys students with disabilities who require increased attention. District 75 provides educational, vocational, and behavioral support programs for students who are on the autism spectrum, have significant cognitive delays, are significantly emotionally challenged, have a sensory impairment or have multiple disabilities. (Katie Safter & Hugo Segal, web reports, August 2017)

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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?
90%
86% Citywide Average
How many students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?
93%
89% Citywide Average
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
34%
37% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
74%
82% Citywide Average
How many teachers say they would recommend this school to other families?
86%
85% Citywide Average

From 2017-18 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 2018-19 School Quality Guide

How many teachers have 3 or more years of experience teaching?
76%
0% Citywide Average
Years of principal experience at this school
0.2

Who does this school serve?

From 2018-19 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
351
Asian
20%
Black
25%
Hispanic
23%
White
31%
Other
1%
Free or reduced priced lunch
81%
Students with disabilities
100%
English language learners
29%

From 2018 School Directories

This school offers Transitional Bilingual Education in Chinese.


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

Contact & Location

Location

Borough Park (District 20)
Trains: D Line to 55th St; N Line to 62nd St-New Utrecht Ave
Buses: B8, B9, B16

Contact

Principal
Elizabeth Rueda Mattock
Parent Coordinator
Anastasia Calakos

Other Details

Shared campus?
Yes
This school shares a building with the SEEALL Academey
Metal detectors?
No

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