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P.S. 11 - Purvis J. Behan is a highly rated, public school located in Brooklyn, NY. It has 876 students in grades PK, K-5 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 73% of students are at least proficient in math and 79% in reading.
Address
419 Waverly Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Telephone
(718) 638-2661
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
79%
Percent Proficient - Math
73%

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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Cost of Living
    C-
  2. Good for Families
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  3. Housing
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Median Household Income
$76,164
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,635
National
$949
Median Home Value
$731,990
National
$184,700

Students

Diversity
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Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
876
Free or Reduced Lunch
43%
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Preschool

Annual Cost
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Starting Age
4
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
Schedule Options
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$79,654
Teachers in First/Second Year
18.4%
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PS11K offers an Ivy League experience in a public school setting. The school offers an extensive enrichment program during and after school including weekends. The academic program is rigorous and exciting. Field trips are embedded in the curricular program including excursions out of state to cultural institutions, historical sites, learning institutions, ivy league universities and destinations just for fun. Parents have been made active partners over the years in developing PS11 into a learning environment that caters to and develops the whole child. PS11's mission statement is surely a living document designed with children at the heart.
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Hello ! All I can tell you about this school is that . The school by itself is excellent , and all the teachers are well trained to handle our children at school . I really love our principal she is amazing a woman , she is kind and have heart for our children , she treats the kids like hers so that's why I love PS 11 , every days I go there I feel like I'm home