P.S. 506: The School of Journalism & Technology

District

Overview

  • School Number: K506

  • Accessibility: Partially Accessible

  • Grades: 0K,01,02,03,04,05,SE

  • 2020–2021 Enrollment: 555

  • Geographic District: 20

  • Borough: Brooklyn

School Contacts and Information

School Leader
Dana Parentini, Principal
Parent Coordinator
Susan Wang
Respect for All Liaison
Luz Cuervo
Sexual Harassment Prevention Liaison
Luz Cuervo
How to report bullying
Space
Shares building with other schools
District Borough Number
20K506

Superintendent and District Contacts

Superintendent
David Pretto
Family Support Coordinator
Sylwia Jasinski
Phone
718-759-4908
Address
415 89 Street, Brooklyn, NY 11209
Education Council President
Adele Doyle
Education Council Phone
718-759-3921

Building Ventilation Information

In order to ensure maximum safety for staff and students, all school buildings are continually monitored for any ventilation issues. The DOE makes repairs or improvements where needed and/or will close any rooms until they can be occupied safely.
K314 - 330 59 Street
See citywide information and report definitions:
Building Ventilation Status

Free Student Meals

Breakfast, lunch and after school meal service is free for all NYC public school students.
Menu Service Specifics
  • Breakfast Time: 8:50 AM-9:10 AM
  • Lunch Time: 11:15 AM-1:30 PM
  • Food Service Manager: Dana Hickey
  • Kitchen Phone Number: 718-290-2342
See what's on the menu:
Breakfast
Lunch
DOH Inspection Report

Admissions

This school admits students in the below grade bands. Click on the grade band you are interested in to learn more about this school.
Kindergarten

School Quality

The DOE develops tools to help families and educators understand student achievement and school quality. The reports on this page provide information about school quality from multiple sources. These sources include feedback from students, teachers, and parents. Reports also include information from formal school visits and a variety of student achievement metrics.

School Quality Snapshot
The School Quality Snapshot provides families with a summary of each school. The data captures the schools learning environment and student performance. Snapshots from the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 school years are available in the links below.
School Quality Snapshot - Elementary School
School Quality Guide
The School Quality Guide is a detailed report about this school that includes complete results from the NYC School Survey and more information on student achievement.
School Quality Guide - Elementary School
Quality Review Report
The Quality Review Report is the result of a two-day visit by an experienced educator, who has looked at how well this school supports student learning and teacher practice.
Quality Review Report 2019-2020
Quality Review Report 2015-2016
School Performance Dashboard
The School Performance Dashboard shows multiple years of data and key comparisons for this school.
School Performance Dashboard - Elementary School

Reports

Building Accessibility Profile

Building 1
K314 - 330 59 Street - Partially Accessible
Rating
8 out of 10 - At least one elevator provides service to all floors in the building and all public assembly areas in the school are accessible. Access is provided to most classrooms on multiple floors. Additional accessible bathrooms exist on other floors in addition to the ground floor accessible bathroom(s). There may be limited areas within the building that are not accessible due to changes in elevation or other barriers.
View BAP Report
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