Best Public Schools in Zip Code 11206


The 27 schools in zip code 11206 in Brooklyn, New York serve a diverse student population from elementary through high school, with a mix of traditional public, charter, and alternative schools. While some standout schools like Brooklyn Latin School and Success Academy Charter School - Bed Stuy 1 are high-performing, the data reveals significant inequities, with many schools struggling to meet proficiency standards and facing challenges related to economic need in the community.

The data highlights the stark performance differences between the highest-performing and lowest-performing schools in the same zip code. For example, Brooklyn Latin School ranks 13th out of 1,228 New York high schools and has a 99% four-year graduation rate, while other high schools in the area have graduation rates as low as 71.8% and dropout rates up to 13.6%. Similarly, Success Academy Charter School - Bed Stuy 1 and Bedford Stuyvesant New Beginnings Charter School outperform many of the traditional public schools on state assessments, particularly in math.

The high rates of free and reduced-price lunch eligibility across the schools, ranging from 71% to 100%, indicate that the community faces significant economic challenges, which may contribute to the academic struggles of some schools. Additionally, the wide range in spending per student, from $11,048 at Brooklyn Latin School to $84,049 at PS 368, suggests that funding levels may be a factor in the performance differences between the schools in this New York City Geographic District #14.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau, the WNYC and the New York State Department of Health and the NY State Education Department.

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