Mark Twain Is 239 For The Gifted And Talented

2401 Neptune Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11224
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Top 10%
Serving 1,256 students in grades 6-8, Mark Twain Is 239 For The Gifted And Talented ranks in the top 10% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 81% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 91% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,256 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • : Top 10% in NY
  • : 81% (Top 20%)
  • : 91% (Top 5%)
  • : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Mark Twain Is 239 For The Gifted And Talented ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Mark Twain Is 239 For The Gifted And Talented's student population of 1,256 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 77 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,256 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
77 teachers
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School Rankings

Mark Twain Is 239 For The Gifted And Talented ranks within the top 10% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Mark Twain Is 239 For The Gifted And Talented is 0.70, 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.
This School
State Level (NY)
#356 out of 4377 schools
(Top 10%)
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81%
46%
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91%
49%
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≥99%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
27%
10%
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Hispanic
10%
29%
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Black
10%
16%
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White
46%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.70
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mark Twain Is 239 For The Gifted And Talented's ranking?
Mark Twain Is 239 For The Gifted And Talented is ranked #356 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Mark Twain Is 239 For The Gifted And Talented often compared to?
Mark Twain Is 239 For The Gifted And Talentedis often viewed alongside schools like Is 98 Bay Academy by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
81% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 91% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Mark Twain Is 239 For The Gifted And Talented?
1,256 students attend Mark Twain Is 239 For The Gifted And Talented.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of Mark Twain Is 239 For The Gifted And Talented students are White, 27% of students are Asian, 10% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mark Twain Is 239 For The Gifted And Talented?
Mark Twain Is 239 For The Gifted And Talented has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Mark Twain Is 239 For The Gifted And Talented offer ?
Mark Twain Is 239 For The Gifted And Talented offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Mark Twain Is 239 For The Gifted And Talented part of?
Mark Twain Is 239 For The Gifted And Talented is part of New York City Geographic District #21 School District.
In what neighborhood is Mark Twain Is 239 For The Gifted And Talented located?
Mark Twain Is 239 For The Gifted And Talented is located in the Coney Island neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. There are 11 other public schools located in Coney Island.

School Reviews

3   8/19/2021
Removed in terms of the lessons because usually, the materials are in a weird order, teachers are decent in terms of teaching. The environment is pretty good where classmates are easy to get along with. Although people would usually spend their time studying mostly in the school, it's a school where some fun is present but education is top-notched still. Kids here are mostly smart and they get things very rapidly, so it'll be a downfall if you aren't the type of absorbing information fast. Homework loads are alright as long as you manage your time, I usually finish work around after dinner, which is 6 pm or so, and the rest of the time until 9pm I study.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - alvern

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,256 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 81% (Top 20%)
  • : 91% (Top 5%)
  • : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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