Junior High School 144 Michelangelo

Junior High School 144 Michelangelo serves 710 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo operates within the New York City Geographic #11 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 710 students has declined by 28% over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 710 students
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Total Students (2006-2014)
Gender % Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Total Teachers (2006-2014)
Students by Grade Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2014)
Asian
4%
9%
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Asian Students (2006-2013)
Hispanic
26%
25%
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Black Students (2006-2013)
Black
68%
18%
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Black Students (2006-2013)
White
2%
46%
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo White Students (2006-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.47 0.36
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Diversity Score (2006-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
99%
42%
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
5%
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2013)

District Comparison

New York City Geographic #11 School District's student population of 38,373 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #11 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
66
2
Number of Students Managed 38,373 926
New York City Geographic  #11 School District Students Managed (2004-2014)
District Total Revenue n/a $29 MM
District Spending n/a $30 MM
District Revenue / Student n/a $23,859
District Spending / Student n/a $24,841
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Bronx Health Sciences High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pelham Gardens Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Icahn Charter School 5 (0.5 miles away)
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  • BronxPelham Gardens Middle School
    Grades: 6-7 | 302 students
    0 miles
    2545 Gunther Ave
    BronxNY 10469
    (718)794-9750
    06-7302
  • BronxIcahn Charter School 5Charter School
    Grades: KG-4 | 178 students
    0.5 miles
    1500 Pelham Parkway South
    BronxNY 10461
    (718)828-0034
    0.5KG-4178
  • BronxEquality Charter SchoolCharter School
    Grades: 6-8 | 234 students
    0.6 miles
    4140 Hutchinson River Parkway
    BronxNY 10475
    (718)320-3032
    0.66-8234
  • BronxP.S. 153 Helen Keller
    Grades: KG-5 | 662 students
    0.6 miles
    650 Baychester Ave
    BronxNY 10475
    (718)904-5550
    0.6KG-5662
  • BronxP.S. 160 Walt Disney
    Grades: PK-5 | 381 students
    0.6 miles
    4140 Hutchnsn Rvr Parkway East
    BronxNY 10475
    (718)379-5951
    0.6PK-5381

School Reviews

2.0  3/16/2012
Unsafe environment. There should be more parental involvement and police presence. It's that bad. The type of bruises these kids come home with from fights and jumpings and weapons. It's sad how the DOE let's these schools run so poorly. Thanks NYC. Tell us how you really feel about some of our kids!
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