P.s. 256 Benjamin Banneker

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114 Kosciusko St

Brooklyn, NY 11216

(718) 857-9820

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 400

Students Per Teacher: 13

Parent Reviews

6 Parent Reviews for P.s. 256 Benjamin Banneker

I am now 20 years old, I still go back to visit former teachers and I maintain a open relationship with quite a few staff members of the school. These teachers care and it matters to them whether they make a difference or not in the lives of the students they teach.

Posted by a other on 06/23/14

like the way they teach my daughter is only 5yrs old and already learned how to read

Posted by a parent on 06/07/11

I love PS 256 beceause of the staff. The staff really cares about the students. The school is a family school. Parents look out and care for other chidren besides their own. Many families have sent their children to this school for many generations

Posted by a other on 04/28/10

PS256 is the best school ever. I can say ms Hemphil is the best boss of Ps256.

Posted by a student on 12/22/07

P.S.256 is lacking in true believable,hard working teachers. They don't believe in there students. Teachers are real laid back.I've been a part of this school for 8yrs. My daughter and son went there and the only way i can transfer them to an better/motivated school is by moving to Staten Island...If ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/13/06

The quality of academic programs at this school is good. Thankfully, there are a number of teachers that care for the students enough to give them and their parents information about special programs that would help students improve and help talented students work to their potential. Because of some ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/20/05

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Test Year: 2012
P.s. 256 Benjamin Banneker
New York City Public Schools
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* 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.

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Brooklyn schools — P.s. 256 Benjamin Banneker is located at 114 Kosciusko St, Brooklyn NY 11216. 114 Kosciusko St is in the 11216 ZIP code in Brooklyn, NY The school district for P.s. 256 Benjamin Banneker is the New York City Public Schools. P.s. 256 Benjamin Banneker is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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