Ms 129 For Independent Learning And Leadership

2055 Mapes Ave
Bronx, NY 10460
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 389 students in grades 6-8, Ms 129 For Independent Learning And Leadership 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 19% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 389 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ms 129 For Independent Learning And Leadership ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Ms 129 For Independent Learning And Leadership's student population of 389 students has declined by 28% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
389 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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School Rankings

Ms 129 For Independent Learning And Leadership ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ms 129 For Independent Learning And Leadership is 0.48, 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)
#3291 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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19%
46%
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42%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ms 129 For Independent Learning And Leadership 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 2021-22 school year data.
40-44%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Ms 129 For Independent Learning And Leadership and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
10%
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Hispanic
66%
29%
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Black
29%
16%
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White
2%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.48
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ms 129 For Independent Learning And Leadership and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ms 129 For Independent Learning And Leadership's ranking?
Ms 129 For Independent Learning And Leadership is ranked #3291 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 42% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Ms 129 For Independent Learning And Leadership?
389 students attend Ms 129 For Independent Learning And Leadership.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of Ms 129 For Independent Learning And Leadership students are Hispanic, 29% of students are Black, 3% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ms 129 For Independent Learning And Leadership?
Ms 129 For Independent Learning And Leadership has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ms 129 For Independent Learning And Leadership offer ?
Ms 129 For Independent Learning And Leadership offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ms 129 For Independent Learning And Leadership part of?
Ms 129 For Independent Learning And Leadership is part of New York City Geographic District #12 School District.
In what neighborhood is Ms 129 For Independent Learning And Leadership located?
Ms 129 For Independent Learning And Leadership is located in the West Bronx neighborhood of Bronx, NY. There are 61 other public schools located in West Bronx.

School Reviews

5   10/6/2023
10/10 recommended it's amazing. Your children will get the love they deserve and attention. They always check up on you and when you have problems they will fix it right away.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Vbggggggbgbgbgby
5   4/27/2015
Great school!! Great principal and staff.
- Posted by Parent - Ramje

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 389 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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