Ms 51 William Alexander

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,124
Best Middle School in New York
#10
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 6th grade to 9th grade
School District NEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #15
Type Public
 Phone (718)369-7603
 Location 350 5TH AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11215
Charter School No

Ms 51 William Alexander has an academic rating significantly above the average for New York middle schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 10th 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 51 William Alexander student body is mainly White with a smaller Hispanic population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White58.6%659
Black10.2%115
Hispanic17.8%200
Asian Pacific12%135
Native American Indian0.2%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races1.2%13

Family Income

vs. other New York middle schools
Upper 22.8%

19.3% 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 51 WILLIAM ALEXANDER students are largely upper income and rank 184th in New York for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
6th Grade379
7th Grade379
8th Grade364
Total1,124

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
80%
Rank in New York
10th
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at Ms 51 William Alexander scored an average 80% 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 2.1% of New York middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls79%86%
Boys74%77%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander85% to 89%*90% to 94%*
Black60% to 64%*70% to 74%*
Hispanic45% to 49%*55% to 59%*
Multiracial50% or more*50% or more*
White86%88%
With Disabilites15% to 19%*20% to 24%*
Limited English20% or less*20% or less*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Location

Ms 51 William Alexander
350 5TH AVE
BROOKLYN, NY
11215
(718)369-7603

10 out of 10 1

District

NEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #15
BROOKLYN, NY