Mark Twain Is 239 For The Gifted And Talented

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,300
Best Middle School in New York
#7
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 6th grade to 9th grade
School District NEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #21
Type Public
 Phone (718)266-0814
 Location 2401 NEPTUNE AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11224
Charter School No

Mark Twain Is 239 For The Gifted And Talented has an academic rating significantly above the average for New York middle schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 7th in the best public middle schools in New York.

Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.

Racial Demographics

The Mark Twain Is 239 For The Gifted And Talented student body is mainly White with a sizeable Asian Pacific population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White54.2%704
Black9.2%119
Hispanic5.5%72
Asian Pacific27.8%362
Native American Indian0.1%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races3.2%42

Family Income

vs. other New York middle schools
Upper 27.3%

24.2% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the New York middle school median of 44.9%. By this measure, MARK TWAIN IS 239 FOR THE GIFTED AND TALENTED students are largely upper-middle income and rank 221st in New York for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
6th Grade416
7th Grade488
8th Grade395
Total1,300

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
84%
Rank in New York
7th
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at Mark Twain Is 239 For The Gifted And Talented scored an average 84% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the New York State Education Department. Performance is significantly above the state middle school median of 33% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 1.7% of New York middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls84%87%
Boys86%81%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander96%93%
Black50% to 54%*60% to 64%*
Hispanic60% to 69%*60% to 69%*
Multiracial80% to 89%*80% to 89%*
White86%84%
With Disabilites21% to 39%*21% to 39%*
Limited Englishless than 50%*less than 50%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Location

Mark Twain Is 239 For The Gifted And Talented
2401 NEPTUNE AVE
BROOKLYN, NY
11224
(718)266-0814

10 out of 10 1

District

NEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #21
BROOKLYN, NY