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PS 256 Benjamin Banneker School

Public School | Grades PK-5 | New York City Geographic District #13
114 Kosciusko St
Brooklyn, NY 11216
(718) 857-9820

About This School

PS 256 Benjamin Banneker School is located in Brooklyn, NY and is one of 18 elementary schools in New York City Geographic District #13. It is a public school that serves 398 students in grades PK-5. See PS 256 Benjamin Banneker School's test results to learn more about school performance.

In 2011, PS 256 Benjamin Banneker School had 14 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The New York average is 13 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)


Students Per Teacher (2011)

Female/Male (2011)

47% 53%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)

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PS 256 Benjamin Banneker School Reviews

By , a Parent on

Benjamin Banneker is one of the hidden secrets of district 13 that has great parent involvement.  The school supports many types of families.  Warm and welcoming environemnt.  They have a great parent coordinator.

By , a Teacher on

For two consecutive years Benjamin Banneker School won the District competition at the prestigious Adelaide Sanford Oratory Contest.  Fourth and fifth graders from many districts competed.

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