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C
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    B
M.S. 246 - Walt Whitman is a public school located in Brooklyn, NY. It has 429 students in grades 6-8 with a student-teacher ratio of 11 to 1. According to state test scores, 18% of students are at least proficient in math and 19% in reading.

M.S. 246 - Walt Whitman Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
19%
Percent Proficient - Math
18%
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Living in the Area
B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    D+
  2. Good for Families
    B
  3. Housing
    D-
Median Household Income
$53,785
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,361
National
$949
Median Home Value
$444,315
National
$184,700

Students

Diversity
B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
429
Free or Reduced Lunch
67%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
11:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$79,654
Teachers in First/Second Year
8.5%
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The majority of teachers care and do their best. The culture of the school is lackluster due to the clique created at the top. This group of individuals fatten their pockets with per session pay and don't provide students with the support needed to excel.
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