Middle School (M.s.) 61 Gladstone H. Atwell School

400 Empire Blvd, Brooklyn, NY 11225 | (718) 774-1002
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 1,160
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Sandra Taylor
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,160
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 68.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 561 (48.4%)
  • Females: 599 (51.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Middle School (M.s.) 61 Gladstone H. Atwell School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian50.4%
Black1,07592.7%
Asian60.5%
Hispanic665.7%
White80.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Middle School (M.s.) 61 Gladstone H. Atwell School
  Number Percent
6th Grade37132.0%
7th Grade34729.9%
8th Grade33729.1%
Ungraded1059.1%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 81-90%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
2.0%
District:
5.0%
State:
3.0%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
90.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
3.0%
District:
7.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
1.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
56.0%
District:
43.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
6.0%
District:
15.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
3.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
2.0%
District:
8.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
2.0%
District:
6.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4.5

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9 reviews for Middle School (M.s.) 61 Gladstone H. Atwell School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on September 01, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • The best school ever.
  • Reviewed by Community Member on March 16, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • MS 61 GLADSTONE H ATWELL SCHOOL
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on December 13, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • THIS IS MY SCHOOL I LOVE IT AND MY RATE IS 4/5
  • Reviewed by Student on December 10, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • awesom let ur child go here cause we get r head in the game.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on December 04, 2009
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • FORMER STUDENT AND GRADUATE

Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Middle School (M.s.) 61 Gladstone H. Atwell School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on NYSTP state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies

NYSTP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201038.4%31.0%54.2%
200981.1%67.6%80.9%
200858.6%47.1%66.9%
 
Math Test
201041.0%40.0%61.3%
200969.0%68.5%83.0%
200874.9%60.9%79.4%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201038.7%31.1%50.0%
200976.4%63.1%80.3%
200856.0%51.0%70.0%
 
Math Test
201033.9%41.7%62.4%
200979.3%73.1%87.3%
200855.2%54.5%78.9%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201030.2%25.0%51.0%
200950.5%46.8%68.5%
200843.0%34.1%56.1%
 
Math Test
201035.0%33.3%54.8%
200959.7%58.4%80.2%
200856.4%48.1%69.8%
 
Science Test
201040.0%38.0%71.0%
200932.0%34.0%69.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201037.0%35.0%69.0%
200910.0%24.0%63.0%
 
Source: NY Department of Education 2009-2010

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