Intermediate School-I.s. 239 Mark Twain School

2401 Neptune Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11224 | (718) 266-0814
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 1,280
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5 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Carol Moore

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,280
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 73.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 595 (46.5%)
  • Females: 685 (53.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Intermediate School-I.s. 239 Mark Twain School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.2%
Black1098.5%
Asian41432.3%
Hispanic725.6%
White68253.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Intermediate School-I.s. 239 Mark Twain School
  Number Percent
6th Grade45235.3%
7th Grade41032.0%
8th Grade38730.2%
Ungraded312.4%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 41-50%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
95.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
3.0%
District:
5.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
4.0%
District:
1.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
18.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
19.0%
District:
9.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
19.0%
District:
8.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
3.0%
District:
5.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
55.0%
District:
55.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
15.0%
District:
13.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
25.0%
District:
20.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Intermediate School-I.s. 239 Mark Twain School

  • Reviewed by Student on November 12, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I think Mark Twain is a great school. The teachers are kind and they teach well. Even though they yell at the students, it's for a good reason. I just love this school!

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