George Washington Middle School

159 Buffalo St,

Jamestown, NY, 14701-1699

Tel: (716)483-4413
Grades: 5-8

549 students

George Washington Middle School serves 549 students in grades 5-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.
George Washington Middle School operates within the Jamestown City School District.

Overview

The student population of 549 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 549 students
George Washington Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
George Washington Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade George Washington Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 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
George Washington Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
8%
George Washington Middle School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
21%
23%
George Washington Middle School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
8%
19%
George Washington Middle School Black (1989-2012)
White
58%
48%
George Washington Middle School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups George Washington Middle School Sch Ethnicity George Washington 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.
0.60 1.03
George Washington 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.
74%
42%
George Washington 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.
8%
7%
George Washington Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,044 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Jamestown City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
3
Number of Students Managed 5,044 1,324
Jamestown City   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $87 MM $29 MM
Jamestown City   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $89 MM $29 MM
Jamestown City   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,737 $21,692
Jamestown City   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $17,230 $21,514
Jamestown 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 Jamestown High School (1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Persell Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Carlyle C Ring Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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Jamestown, NY public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.49, which is higher than the New York average of 0.35. The most diverse school in Jamestown is Jamestown Middle School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New York or national school diversity statistics.