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P.S. K721- Brooklyn Occupational Training Center

Grades: 9-12
64 Avenue X
Brooklyn NY 11223
Phone: 718-996-8199

Our Insights

What’s Special

Vocational programs for students with special needs

The Downside

Little information available

PS K721 is a safe and orderly school where students agree that most students treat one another with respect and that bullying does not occur frequently, surveys report.

The school, which serves over 500 students grades 10 to 12, is located in four sites across Brooklyn. The student body mainly consists of learners with developmental disabilities or autism. The attendance rate for the 2015-2016 school year was 86 percent, according to the Comprehensive Education Plan (CEP).

According to the Quality Review, the school offers school and community based vocational programs. Some of the school-based worksites include: the Corner Store, the Coffee/Bake Shop, Food Service, Cosmetology, Print/Adaptive Design, and Maintenance. Additionally, the quality of teaching is good according to the 2015 Quality Review.

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ADMISSIONS: Citywide. PS K721 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?
86% Citywide Average
How many students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?
89% Citywide Average
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
37% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
82% Citywide Average
How many teachers say they would recommend this school to other families?
85% Citywide Average

From 2017-18 NY State Report Card

How many students were suspended?
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?
0% Citywide Average
Years of principal experience at this school

Who does this school serve?

From 2019-20 Demographic Snapshot

Free or reduced priced lunch
Students with disabilities
English language learners

From 2020 School Directories

This school offers Transitional Bilingual Education in Chinese, Spanish and Yiddish.

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

Contact & Location


Gravesend (District 21)
Trains: D Line to Bay 50th St; F Line to Avenue X; N Line to 86th St
Buses: B1, B4, B64, B82


Barbara Tremblay
Parent Coordinator
Vivian Soto

Other Details

Shared campus?
This school is in its own building.
Metal detectors?


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