School Details

P.S. 128 Bensonhurst

2075 84th St, Brooklyn, NY 11214
(718) 373-5900
4

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 351 students 12 students/teacher (NY avg is 13)

Test Scores by grade

26%
31%
31%
20%
38%
34%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

In 2011-2012 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles and the science results will be added when they are released in the Fall of 2013. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • NYC Geog District #21 - Brooklyn average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

13%
34%
30%
35%
44%
36%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

In 2011-2012 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles and the science results will be added when they are released in the Fall of 2013. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • NYC Geog District #21 - Brooklyn average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

23%
35%
30%
30%
41%
30%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

In 2011-2012 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles and the science results will be added when they are released in the Fall of 2013. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • NYC Geog District #21 - Brooklyn average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

P.S. 128 Bensonhurst is a public elementary school in New York. The principal of P.S. 128 Bensonhurst is MS. MARCIA ROBINS, who can be contacted at mrobins3@schools.nyc.gov. 351 students attend P.S. 128 Bensonhurst and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Asian; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 28% of the P.S. 128 Bensonhurst students have "limited English proficiency." 82% of the 351 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at P.S. 128 Bensonhurst is 12:1. Yeshivah Ohel Moshe is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Photography
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • Arabic
  • Cantonese
  • French
  • German
  • Hebrew
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Latin
  • Mandarin
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Sports

  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bicycling
  • Cheerleading
  • Crew
  • Cross country
  • Fencing
  • Field hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Lacrosse
  • Martial arts self defense
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Water polo

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 49% 31%
Asian 31% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 28% 25%
Hispanic 21% 22%
Black, non-Hispanic 1% 22%
Native American or Native Alaskan 1% 0.3%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 82% 60%
Limited English proficiency 28% 15%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    PS128 has a great staff and a rigorous curriculum. They all work together to make sure that ALL children's needs are met and all children learn to their highest potential. PS128 is a very caring and nurturing environment with lots of activities. The children are happy while they are learning!

  • (5 years ago)

    Teachers are awesome there. Love the staffs and the school

  • (6 years ago)

    i love it it is the best!!

  • (6 years ago)

    It is a great school and the teachers really care about their students.

  • (6 years ago)

    a very good school as well very caring

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(based on 9 ratings & reviews)

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