Ms 246 Walt Whitman

6/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
16
Grades
6-8
Students
570
Type
Public
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Academics
2/10
Test scores
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Very concerning:

Test scores at this school fall far below the state average. This means that students at this school are not performing at grade level.


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English
19%
State avg: 37%
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Math
6%
State avg: 34%
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Algebra I
16%
State avg: 31%
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9/10
Student progress

Good news!

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

High student progress (also known as student growth) means different things, depending on the school's test scores.

High progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but the school is doing a great job at supporting their academic growth compared to most other schools.

High progress with high test scores means... students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing an excellent job at supporting academic growth compared to most other schools.


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Equity
Environment
Students
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Black
80%
Hispanic
15%
White
2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander
2%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
12 :1
State avg: 13 :1
Students per counselor
601 :1
State avg: 385 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
19%
State avg: 8%
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16 Reviews
5 out of 5 stars
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4 0
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Neighborhood
72 Veronica Place
Brooklyn, NY 11226
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Last modified: May 17, 2017
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