Madiba Prep Middle School

1014 Lafayette Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11221
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Serving 209 students in grades 6-8, Madiba Prep Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the New York state average of 54%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 209 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : 10-14% (Top 1% in NY)
  • : 25-29% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Madiba Prep Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Madiba Prep Middle School's student population of 209 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 76% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
209 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Madiba Prep Middle School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (NY)
(18-19)
10-14%
54%
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(18-19)
25-29%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Madiba Prep Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
30%
29%
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Black
65%
16%
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White
1%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.49
This chart display the diversity score of Madiba Prep Middle School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Madiba Prep Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% NY state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% NY state average).
How many students attend Madiba Prep Middle School?
209 students attend Madiba Prep Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
65% of Madiba Prep Middle School students are Black, 30% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Madiba Prep Middle School?
Madiba Prep Middle School has a student ration of 7:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Madiba Prep Middle School offer ?
Madiba Prep Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Madiba Prep Middle School part of?
Madiba Prep Middle School is part of New York City Geographic District #16 School District.

School Reviews

1   3/30/2020
This school is not a place I would want my child to attend. The environment here is not one that is conducive to producing a well adjusted/educated person. It is run like a prison.
- Posted by Teacher - David
1   2/28/2020
This school Removed because the kids here get bulled and hurt.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - the demon
5   9/9/2017
From what I'm seeing this new school I'm going to is amazing.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Kiana Williams

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 209 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : 10-14% (Top 1%)
  • : 25-29% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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