Mark Twain is 239 for the Gifted and Talented

8/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
121
Grades
6-8
Students
1,300
Type
Public
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Academics
10/10
Test scores
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English
87%
State avg 36%
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Math
86%
State avg 34%
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Biology I
99%
State avg 78%
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5/10
Student progress

Worth a deeper look:

Students at this school are making average academic progress given where they were last year, compared to other students in the state.

Average student progress (also known as student growth) means different things. In some states, the average progress is so low, a majority of students are not ready for college and career. It also depends on the school's test scores.

Average progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but keeping up with their peers.

Average progress with high test scores means... students have strong academic skills and the school is contributing to student learning at about the same rate as other schools in the state.

Parent tip:

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to help students grow and reach their full potential.

Equity
Environment
Students
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Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander
Black
Hispanic
Two or more races
American Indian/Alaska Native
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
18 :1
State avg: 13 :1
Students per counselor
1312 :1
State avg: 385 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
11%
State avg: 8%
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121 Reviews
4 out of 5 stars
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4 8
3 2
2 4
1 10
Neighborhood
2401 Neptune Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11224
PRINCIPAL - MS. KAREN DITOLLA - School leader
(718) 266-1693
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Last modified: May 17, 2017
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