Ms 243 Center School

Overview

Student Enrollment
230
Best Middle School in New York
#5
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 5th grade to 9th grade
School District NEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT # 3
Type Public
 Phone (212)799-1477
 Location 100 W 84TH ST-RM 310
NEW YORK, NY 10024
Charter School No

Ms 243 Center School has an academic rating significantly above the average for New York middle schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 5th 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 Ms 243 Center School student body is primarily White with a smaller Black population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White62.6%144
Black14.8%34
Hispanic12.6%29
Asian Pacific8.3%19
Native American Indian0.4%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races1.3%3

Family Income

vs. other New York middle schools
Upper 12.7%

10.4% 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, MS 243 CENTER SCHOOL students are largely upper income and rank 102nd in New York for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
5th Grade57
6th Grade64
7th Grade52
8th Grade57
Total230

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
86%
Rank in New York
5th
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at Ms 243 Center School scored an average 86% 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 1.5% of New York middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls80% to 84%*85% to 89%*
Boys85% to 89%*85% to 89%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander80% or more*80% or more*
Black60% to 79%*80% or more*
Hispanic80% or more*80% or more*
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White85% to 89%*90% to 94%*
With Disabilitesless than 50%*50% or more*
Limited English--

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Location

Ms 243 Center School
100 W 84TH ST-RM 310
NEW YORK, NY
10024
(212)799-1477

10 out of 10 1

District

NEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT # 3
NEW YORK, NY