Junior High School 217 Robert A Van Wyck

Junior High School 217 Robert A Van Wyck serves 1,636 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 54%.
Junior High School 217 Robert A Van Wyck operates within the New York City Geographic #28 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1636 students has grown by 18% over five years.
The teacher population of 95 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,636 students
Junior High School 217 Robert A Van Wyck Total Students (2006-2014)
Gender % Junior High School 217 Robert A Van Wyck Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 95 teachers
Junior High School 217 Robert A Van Wyck Total Teachers (2006-2014)
Students by Grade Junior High School 217 Robert A Van Wyck Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 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 17:1 14:1
Junior High School 217 Robert A Van Wyck Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2014)
American Indian
1%
1%
Junior High School 217 Robert A Van Wyck American Indian Students (2011-2014)
Asian
37%
9%
Junior High School 217 Robert A Van Wyck Asian Students (2006-2014)
Hispanic
42%
25%
Junior High School 217 Robert A Van Wyck Black Students (2006-2014)
Black
15%
18%
Junior High School 217 Robert A Van Wyck Black Students (2006-2014)
White
5%
46%
Junior High School 217 Robert A Van Wyck White Students (2006-2014)
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.
0.67 0.36
Junior High School 217 Robert A Van Wyck 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.
98%
42%
Junior High School 217 Robert A Van Wyck 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 217 Robert A Van Wyck Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2013)

District Comparison

New York City Geographic #28 School District's student population of 39,018 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #28 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
48
2
Number of Students Managed 39,018 926
New York City Geographic  #28 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 Queens Gateway To Health Sciences Secondary School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Queens Gateway To Health Sciences Secondary School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 117 J Keld/briarwood School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • JamaicaP.S. 117 J Keld/briarwood School
    Grades: PK-5 | 1039 students
    0.1 miles
    8515 143rd St
    JamaicaNY 11435
    (718)526-4780
    0.1PK-51039
  • JamaicaP.S. 82 Hammond
    Grades: KG-5 | 635 students
    0.4 miles
    8802 144th St
    JamaicaNY 11435
    (718)526-4139
    0.4KG-5635
  • JamaicaQueens Gateway To Health Sciences Secondary School
    Grades: 6-12 | 804 students
    0.4 miles
    16020 Goethals Ave
    JamaicaNY 11432
    (718)969-3155
    0.46-12804
  • JamaicaP.S. 86
    Grades: PK-5 | 922 students
    0.5 miles
    8741 Parsons Blvd
    JamaicaNY 11432
    (718)291-6264
    0.5PK-5922
  • JamaicaYoung Women's Leadership School Of Queens
    Grades: 6-12 | 562 students
    0.5 miles
    15091 87th Rd
    JamaicaNY 11432
    (718)725-0402
    0.56-12562

School Reviews

5.0  1/11/2008
I totally rec amend this school is the best.i only had a chance to stay a year because i had to go to another school.But usually i loved this place because they had good education but rather than that i had a lot of friends and the teachers don't have bad attitudes compare to other schools where you get screamed at for a minor thing. The parents who did a bad review on this school are wrong,how do they know that their children are the ones not paying attention and not trying the hardest in school.i give this school a 50000000000 out of 50000000000.GO VAN WYKE.
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