Mark Twain School for the Gifted and Talented
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Mark Twain School for the Gifted and Talented is a magnet school in New York City located in Coney Island Brooklyn. To acquire admission, applicants must apply to two of the schools talents; Science, Math, Creative Writing, Media, Drama, Dance, Winds, Vocal, Strings, Athletics, and Art, and pass the test provided by the school. It is regarded as a highly academic school.
|Mark Twain School for the Gifted and Talented|
2401 Neptune Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11224
|School district||New York City School District 21|
|School number||IS 239|
|Grades||6, 7, and 8|
|Number of students||1,350|
|Color(s)||Blue and yellow |
The school was founded in 1972, and was originally a zoned public school. Eventually, the school transitioned to a magnet school, so students from outside the school district could attend. It is publicly funded and operated by the New York City Department of Education.