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PS 23 Carter G Woodson

PS 23 Carter G Woodson is a coeducational public school for students in grades Pre-K through 5.

Education Quality
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Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban


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PS 23 Carter G Woodson Elementary School is located in the Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. We are a small, friendly school with highly dedicated teachers. Our PTA is highly supportive to our families and hosts a wide variety of events!

With a desire to become a Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) School, we have a brand new ocean-themed Science Lab and an up-to-date Technology Lab including PCs, Macs, and IPads.

We have a Health and Wellness Partnership with the Sonima Foundation, offering our students yoga based exercise, mindfulness practices, and nutrition education. We also have a school garden that grows larger each year.

2015 Gold Winner: Excellence in School Wellness

1st Place Winner of the Go Green STEM Award

Nationally recognized PTA: Winner of PTO Today Magazine Judges' Choice Award for 2015 Parent Group of the Year.


New York Quality Stars Pre-K Program providing a developmentally appropriate experience for 4 year olds.

Departmentalized 4th and 5th Grade (a middle/high school model).

Students With Special Needs receive small group pull-out instruction SETSS, ICT and Self Contained classes.

ENL (English as a New Language) instruction.

Mission Statement

Come join our community where every child is part of our family, receiving a warm, nurturing, and quality education.




Public schools are supported through local, state, and federal funding, and do not charge tuition to students who attend them.

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 296
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 18
Kindergarten 41
1 41
2 49
3 47
4 60
5 40

PS 23 Carter G Woodson's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing PS 23 Carter G Woodson's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 13 : 1
Gender 50% Male / 50% Female
Dress Code Uniform
Socioeconomic Diversity

94% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at PS 23 Carter G Woodson.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 0%
Hispanic/Latino 38%
Black or African American 62%
Asian 1%

There were 6 incidents of bullying last year at PS 23 Carter G Woodson, which equals 0.0195 incidents per student.


Twice weekly After School Enrichment in Mathematics and English Language Arts. Samsung EmPower Tomorrow Girls Technology Program. Guitar Club. Moore-4-U after school program.
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