Madiba Prep Middle School, MS 681

Grades 6-8

Location

1014 Lafayette Avenue
Brooklyn NY 11221
Bedford-Stuyvesant (District 16)
Trains: J to Kosciusko St ; M, Z to Myrtle Ave
Buses: B15, B38, B46, B47, B52, B54, Q24

Contact

Phone
718-574-2804
Principal
Anne Marie Malcolm
Parent Coordinator
Sharon Brantley Patter

What’s Special

Middle school gifted program opened in 2017

The Downside

Low enrollment

Our Review

Madiba Prep Middle School offers its students--called scholars here--a theme of science, math, technology, engineering and environmental studies. All scholars get double periods in core academic subjects including math, science and English, in addition to daily advisory sessions where they are encouraged to "talk about what matters most to them," according to school literature.

Students have weekly sessions exploring college and career opportunities and make visits to college campuses.

Opened in 2012, Madiba Prep shares the building with PS 26 . Enrollment is low and in 2017, after years of community complaints about the lack of gifted programs in District 16, the Department of Education decided to offer a class for accelerated students, DNAinfo reported

ADMISSIONS: By lottery for District 16 students. Admission to the gifted class is based on test scores, attendance and grades, according to the middle school directory(Pamela Wheaton, web reports, July 2017)

About the students

Enrollment
136
Asian
0.7%
Black
75.0%
Hispanic
17.7%
White
5.1%
Other
1.5%
Free or reduced priced lunch
88%
Students with disabilities
34%
English language learners
11%

About the school

Shared campus?
Yes
This school shares a building with PS 26
Uniforms required?
Yes
Metal detectors?
Yes
How crowded? (Full is 100%)
55%
Citywide Average Key
This school is Better Near Worse than the citywide average

Attendance

Average daily attendance
90%
93% Citywide Average
How many students are chronically absent?
34%
20% Citywide Average

Is this school safe?

How many teachers say order and discipline are maintained at this school?
87%
78% Citywide Average
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
42%
50% Citywide Average
How many students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?
87%
83% Citywide Average
How many students say most students treat each other with respect?
45%
43% Citywide Average

About the leadership

Years of principal experience at this school
4.0
6.0 Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
93%
82% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal has a clear vision for this school?
86%
89% Citywide Average
How many teachers trust the principal?
82%
83% Citywide Average

About the teachers

How many teachers have 3 or more years of experience teaching?
32%
72% Citywide Average
Teacher attendance
96%
96% Citywide Average
How many teachers say they would recommend this school to other families?
81%
82% Citywide Average
How many teachers think the staff collaborate to make this school run effectively?
85%
87% Citywide Average
Citywide Average Key
This school is Better Near Worse than the citywide average

Test scores

How many students scored 3-4 on the state math exam?
8%
27% Citywide Average
How many students scored 3-4 on the state ELA exam?
32%
35% Citywide Average

Arts offerings

This school has 3 dedicated spaces for Theater, Visual arts, and Media arts
This school has 3 licensed arts teacher in Theater (part-time) and Visual arts (part-time)

Engaging curriculum?

How many students say this school offers enough programs, classes and activities to keep them interested?
78%
76% Citywide Average
How many students say they are challenged in most or all of their classes?
55%
61% Citywide Average
How many students say the programs, classes and activities here encourage them to develop talent outside academics?
76%
72% Citywide Average

Are students prepared for high school?

Accelerated courses offered for high school credit
Algebra I, Living Environment
How many 8th graders earn high school credit?
32%
26% Citywide Average
How many graduates of this school pass all their classes in 9th grade?
79%
84% Citywide Average
What high schools do most graduates attend?
The HS for Enterprise, Business and Technology and PROGRESS HS for Professional Careers
Citywide Average Key
This school is Better Near Worse than the citywide average

How does this school serve English Language Learners?

How many English language learners score 3-4 on the State ELA exam?
0%
3% Citywide Average
How many former English language learners score 3-4 on the State ELA exam?
50%
42% Citywide Average

How does this school serve students with disabilities?

This school offers self-contained classes
This school offers team teaching (ICT)
Average math score for ICT students
1.73
1.9 Citywide Average
Average math score for self-contained students
1.78
2.1 Citywide Average
Average ELA score for ICT students
1.88
1.9 Citywide Average
Average ELA score for self-contained students
1.95
2.2 Citywide Average
How many students say that students with disabilities are included in all activities?
69%
68% Citywide Average
How many parents of students with disabilities say this school offers enough activities and services for their children's needs?
90%
87% Citywide Average
How many parents of students with disabilities say this school works to achive the goals of their students' IEPs?
90%
90% Citywide Average
How many parents of students with disabilities say they are satisfied with the IEP development process at this school?
90%
89% Citywide Average
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