Top 10 Best Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public Middle Schools in New York (2024)

Public middle schools in New York achieve an average reading/language arts proficiency of 51% (2024).
The public middle schools with the highest reading/language arts proficiency are listed below (where sufficient data available).
The public middle school with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in New York is 30th Avenue School (G & T Citywide) with 97%.
RLA Proficiency Range: 85% 97% Avg. RLA Proficiency: 90%

Top Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public Middle Schools in New York (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
RLA Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #1 - 31. - 3.
30th Avenue School (G & T Citywide)
Magnet School
(Math: 92% | Reading: 97%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 97%
Grades: K-8
28-37 29th St
Astoria, NY 11102
(718) 726-0501
Rank: #1 - 31. - 3.
Anderson School
(Math: 94% | Reading: 97%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 97%
Grades: K-8
100 W 77th St
New York, NY 10024
(212) 595-7193
Rank: #1 - 31. - 3.
Tag Young Scholars
Magnet School
(Math: 94% | Reading: 97%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 97%
Grades: K-8
240 E 109th St
New York, NY 10029
(212) 860-6003
Rank: #44.
Clinton School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 96%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 96%
Grades: 6-12
10 E 15th St
New York, NY 10003
(212) 524-4360
Rank: #55.
Brooklyn Technical High School
(Math: ≥99% | Reading: 95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 95%
Grades: 8-12
29 Ft Greene Pl
Brooklyn, NY 11217
(718) 804-6400
Rank: #66.
New Explorations Into Sciencetech And Math High School
Magnet School
(Math: 95% | Reading: 94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 94%
Grades: K-12
111 Columbia St
New York, NY 10002
(212) 677-5190
Rank: #77.
Is 98 Bay Academy
Magnet School
(Math: 90% | Reading: 93%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 93%
Grades: 6-8
1401 Emmons Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11235
(718) 891-9005
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Baccalaureate School For Global Education
(Math: 91% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 90-94%
Grades: 7-12
34-12 36th Ave
Astoria, NY 11106
(718) 361-5275
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Special Music School
Magnet School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 90-94%
Grades: K-12
129 W 67th St
New York, NY 10023
(212) 501-3318
Rank: #1010.
East Side Middle School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 92%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 92%
Grades: 6-8
331 E 91st St
New York, NY 10028
(212) 360-0114
Rank: #11 - 1611. - 16.
All City Leadership Secondary School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 91%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 91%
Grades: 6-12
321 Palmetto St
Brooklyn, NY 11237
(718) 246-6500
Rank: #11 - 1611. - 16.
Christa Mcauliffe School /is 187
(Math: 89% | Reading: 91%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 91%
Grades: 6-8
1171 65th St
Brooklyn, NY 11219
(718) 236-3394
Rank: #11 - 1611. - 16.
Mark Twain Is 239 For The Gifted And Talented
Magnet School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 91%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 91%
Grades: 6-8
2401 Neptune Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11224
(718) 266-0814
Rank: #11 - 1611. - 16.
Ms 255 Salk School Of Science
(Math: 82% | Reading: 91%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 91%
Grades: 6-8
320 E 20th St
New York, NY 10003
(212) 614-8785
Rank: #11 - 1611. - 16.
Nyc Lab Middle School For Collaborative Studies
(Math: 86% | Reading: 91%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 91%
Grades: 6-8
333 W 17th St
New York, NY 10011
(212) 691-6119
Rank: #11 - 1611. - 16.
South Bronx Classical Charter School Iii
Charter School
(Math: 93% | Reading: 91%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 91%
Grades: K-7
3458 Third Ave
Bronx, NY 10456
(929) 285-3025
Rank: #1717.
Brooklyn Institute For Liberal Arts
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: ≥90%
Grades: 8-12
600 Kingston Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
(718) 221-1097
Rank: #18 - 2218. - 22.
Columbia Secondary School
Magnet School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 90%
Grades: 6-12
425 W 123rd St
New York, NY 10027
(212) 666-1278
Rank: #18 - 2218. - 22.
Jericho Middle School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 90%
Grades: 6-8
99 Cedar Swamp Rd
Jericho, NY 11753
(516) 203-3620
Rank: #18 - 2218. - 22.
Scholars' Academy
(Math: 77% | Reading: 90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 90%
Grades: 6-12
320 Beach 104th St
Rockaway Park, NY 11694
(718) 474-6918
Rank: #18 - 2218. - 22.
Success Charter School-union Square
Charter School
(Math: 86% | Reading: 90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 90%
Grades: K-8
40 Irving Pl-2nd Fl
New York, NY 10003
(646) 790-2161
Rank: #18 - 2218. - 22.
Wheatley School
(Math: 89% | Reading: 90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 90%
Grades: 8-12
11 Bacon Rd
Old Westbury, NY 11568
(516) 333-7804
Rank: #23 - 2623. - 26.
Bronxville Elementary School
(Math: 90% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 89%
Grades: K-11
177 Pondfield Rd
Bronxville, NY 10708
(914) 395-0500
Rank: #23 - 2623. - 26.
Bronxville Middle School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 89%
Grades: 6-8
177 Pondfield Rd
Bronxville, NY 10708
(914) 395-0500
Rank: #23 - 2623. - 26.
Icahn Charter School 4
Charter School
(Math: 97% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 89%
Grades: K-8
1500 Pelham Pkwy South
Bronx, NY 10461
(718) 828-0034
Rank: #23 - 2623. - 26.
Success Charter School-upper West
Charter School
(Math: 89% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 89%
Grades: K-8
145 W 84th St-2nd Fl
New York, NY 10024
(646) 274-1580
Rank: #2727.
Brooklyn School Of Inquiry
(Math: 82% | Reading: 88%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 88%
Grades: K-8
50 Ave P
Brooklyn, NY 11218
(718) 621-5730
Rank: #28 - 3128. - 31.
Carthage Senior High School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: 8-12
36500 Nys Rt 26
Carthage, NY 13619
(315) 493-5030
Rank: #28 - 3128. - 31.
Icahn Charter School 3
Charter School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: K-8
1500 Pelham Pkwy S
Bronx, NY 10461
(718) 828-0034
Rank: #28 - 3128. - 31.
Shenendehowa High School
(Math: ≥99% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: 8-12
970 Rt 146
Clifton Park, NY 12065
(518) 881-0310
Rank: #28 - 3128. - 31.
South Bronx Classical Charter School Ii
Charter School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: K-8
333 E 135th St
Bronx, NY 10454
(718) 292-9526
Rank: #3232.
South Bronx Classical Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 88% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 87%
Grades: K-8
977 Fox St
Bronx, NY 10459
(718) 860-4340
Rank: #3333.
Jhs 74 Nathaniel Hawthorne
(Math: 81% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 86%
Grades: 6-8
61-15 Oceania St
Bayside, NY 11361
(718) 631-6800
Rank: #34 - 3834. - 38.
Great Neck South Middle School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 85%
Grades: 6-8
349 Lakeville Rd
Great Neck, NY 11020
(516) 441-4600
Rank: #34 - 3834. - 38.
North Shore Middle School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 85%
Grades: 6-8
505 Glen Cove Ave
Glen Head, NY 11545
(516) 277-7301
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the New York average public middle schools reading/language arts proficiency?
The New York average public middle schools reading/language arts proficiency is 51%% for 2024.
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The best top ranked public middle schools in New York include 30th Avenue School (G & T Citywide), Anderson School and Tag Young Scholars.

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