P.s. 261 Philip Livingston

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314 Pacific St

Brooklyn, NY 11201

(718) 330-9275

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 800

Students Per Teacher: 13

Parent Reviews

47 Parent Reviews for P.s. 261 Philip Livingston

Excellent faculty, PTA community, and principal! Our pre-k director recommended PS261 to us over our G&T and success charter school choices. We could not be happier here. We had an excellent Kindergarten teacher who taught my daughter to love reading and math. Since Kindergarten my daughter has also ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/21/14

P.S. 261 is a very parent friendly school. My son has been in other public schools that forces you to drop the children off at the front door and leave, but with P.S.261 they allow you to sit and have breakfast with your child until 10 mins before the first bell. The students are nice, the staff is ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/24/13

Both of my daughters attended 261 and enjoyed it tremendously. One of them transferred from a Brooklyn private school and the other from a Caribbean country. Needless to say it could have not gone well at all! The teachers were nurturing and open to discussion and always responded to emails and requests ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/27/12

We are quite happy at the school with our son in 1st grade and daughter in pre-K we feel like we can relax and enjoy this excellent community for the next five years. Good admin, good teachers, and good parents working together for a great school environment.

Posted by a parent on 11/06/11

Great administration, good parent involvement, excellent teachers and a diverse student body all add up to a wonderful learning environment for our children, who we feel are getting a terrific education. We never would have imagined we could offer them so much at a public school and we will be sorry ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/17/11

we are big fans of PS261. ourselves included, many parents have chose it over an offered district G&T spot. excellent teachers, dedicated principal, family-like community!

Posted by a parent on 11/01/10

PS 261 has an engaged principal in Zip Mills, wonderful teachers and excellent parent involvement. All of these factors combine to make for a wonderful learning environment for my two daughters, who are second graders and have been at the school since kindergarten.

Posted by a parent on 10/19/10

Diversity, good teachers have I met there and and excellent principal

Posted by a other on 10/19/10

The school is incredibly diverse and the teachers, parents, kids and administration are fabulous.

Posted by a parent on 10/19/10

We have had a very good experience at PS 261. I have one 3rd grader and one graduate who is now in middle school. 261 has a great school community.

Posted by a parent on 10/19/10

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Test scores for P.s. 261 Philip Livingston

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Test Year: 2012
P.s. 261 Philip Livingston
New York City Public Schools
New York
* 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. 261 Philip Livingston is located at 314 Pacific St, Brooklyn NY 11201. 314 Pacific St is in the 11201 ZIP code in Brooklyn, NY The school district for P.s. 261 Philip Livingston is the New York City Public Schools. P.s. 261 Philip Livingston is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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