School Details

Ps 156 Waverly

104 Sutter Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11212
(718) 498-2811
4

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 781 students 15 students/teacher (NY avg is 13)

Test Scores by grade

15%
32%
16%
42%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See http://www.engageny.org/sites/default/files/resource/attachments/test_score_release_letter_to_parents.pdf from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes. In 2013-2014 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. At present 2013-14 results are available only for English language arts and math. 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 mee
  • This school in 2014
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

15%
33%
19%
43%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See http://www.engageny.org/sites/default/files/resource/attachments/test_score_release_letter_to_parents.pdf from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes. In 2013-2014 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. At present 2013-14 results are available only for English language arts and math. 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 mee
  • This school in 2014
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

24%
30%
34%
40%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See http://www.engageny.org/sites/default/files/resource/attachments/test_score_release_letter_to_parents.pdf from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes. In 2013-2014 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. At present 2013-14 results are available only for English language arts and math. 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 mee
  • This school in 2014
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Ps 156 Waverly is a public elementary school in New York. The principal of Ps 156 Waverly is PRINCIPAL - MS. BEVERLY LOGAN, who can be contacted at blogan2@schools.nyc.gov. 781 students go to Ps 156 Waverly and identify mostly as Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 4% of the Ps 156 Waverly students are "limited in English proficiency." 80% of the 781 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Ps 156 Waverly is 15:1. Brooklyn Ascend Charter School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Theater drama

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Rugby

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 82% %
Hispanic 17% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% %
White, non-Hispanic 1% %
Asian 0.7% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% %
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 80% None%
Limited English proficiency 4% None%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    This school has great teachers and it is beautiful inside but I wish they had more afterschool activities or sport for the students.

  • (6 years ago)

    School is very organized and the children feel welcomed. Great atmosphire for learning

  • (6 years ago)

    Great school with lots of choices for afterschool program such as guitar violin dance basketball drama art and baseball.

  • (10 years ago)

    Need more involvement in the assesment of children. There is a huge lack of acknowledment when it comes to needy chidlren who require extra work. No after school homework or tutoring programs.

  • (11 years ago)

    There are no extracurricular activities available in the school or after school programs.

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Overall score

(based on 8 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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