Boynton Middle School

Boynton Middle School serves 573 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 52%.
Boynton Middle School operates within the Ithaca City School District.

Overview

The student population of 573 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 573 students
Boynton Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Boynton Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Boynton Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is less than the state average of 1.03. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 13:1
Boynton Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
8%
8%
Boynton Middle School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
3%
23%
Boynton Middle School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
12%
19%
Boynton Middle School Black (1989-2012)
White
71%
48%
Boynton Middle School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Boynton Middle School Sch Ethnicity Boynton Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.48 1.03
Boynton Middle School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
23%
42%
Boynton Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
4%
7%
Boynton Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,365 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Ithaca City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
3
Number of Students Managed 5,365 1,201
Ithaca City   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $101 MM n/a
Ithaca City   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $117 MM n/a
Ithaca City   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $18,590 $0
Ithaca City   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $21,482 $0
Ithaca City   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ithaca Senior High School (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Lehman Alternative Community School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cayuga Heights Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Ithaca Ithaca Senior High School
    1401 North Cayuga St
    Ithaca , NY , 14850
    (607)274-2145
    0.5  mi  |  1418  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Ithaca Cayuga Heights Elementary School
    110 East Upland Rd
    Ithaca , NY , 14850
    (607)257-8557
    0.6  mi  |  335  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Ithaca Fall Creek Elementary School
    202 King St
    Ithaca , NY , 14850
    (607)274-2214
    0.8  mi  |  233  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Ithaca Beverly J Martin Elementary School
    302 West Buffalo St
    Ithaca , NY , 14850
    (607)274-2209
    1.4  mi  |  329  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Ithaca New Roots Charter School
    Charter School
    116 North Cayuga St
    Ithaca , NY , 14850
    (607)882-9220
    Charter School
    1.5  mi  |  171  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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