Medgar Evers College Preparatory School

1186 Carroll St
Brooklyn, NY 11225
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Medgar Evers College Preparatory School serves 1,253 students in grades 6-12.
Medgar Evers College Preparatory School placed in the top 30% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 91% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Medgar Evers College Preparatory School places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Medgar Evers College Preparatory School's student population of 1,253 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students1,253 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

Medgar Evers College Preparatory School is ranked within the top 30% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Medgar Evers College Preparatory School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#976 out of 4239 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:113:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
5%
27%
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Black
88%
17%
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White
1%
43%
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.220.71
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Graduation Rate
98%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #17 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Medgar Evers College Preparatory School is W E B Dubois Academic High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Middle School 61 Dr Gladstone H Atwell (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 161 Crown (0.1 miles away)
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