Thomas C Giordano Middleschool 45 Middle School

2502 Lorillard Place,

Bronx, NY, 10458-5915

Tel: (718)584-1660
Grades: 6-8

978 students

Thomas C Giordano Middleschool 45 Middle School serves 978 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
Thomas C Giordano Middleschool 45 Middle School operates within the New York City Geographic #10 School District.

Overview

The student population of 978 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 978 students
Thomas C Giordano Middleschool 45 Middle School Total Students (2006-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Thomas C Giordano Middleschool 45 Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2006-2012)
Students by Grade Thomas C Giordano Middleschool 45 Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 13:1
Thomas C Giordano Middleschool 45 Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (2006-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
8%
Thomas C Giordano Middleschool 45 Middle School Asian (2006-2012)
Hispanic
80%
23%
Thomas C Giordano Middleschool 45 Middle School Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
12%
19%
Thomas C Giordano Middleschool 45 Middle School Black (2006-2012)
White
4%
48%
Thomas C Giordano Middleschool 45 Middle School White (2006-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Thomas C Giordano Middleschool 45 Middle School Sch Ethnicity Thomas C Giordano Middleschool 45 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.
0.35 0.68
Thomas C Giordano Middleschool 45 Middle School Diversity Score (2006-2012)
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.
88%
42%
Thomas C Giordano Middleschool 45 Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2012)
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%
Thomas C Giordano Middleschool 45 Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 61,333 students has grown by 9% over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #10 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
78
3
Number of Students Managed 61,333 1,136
New York City Geographic  #10 School District Number of Students Managed (2004-2012)
District Total Revenue n/a $29 MM
District Spending n/a $29 MM
District Revenue / Student n/a $21,692
District Spending / Student n/a $21,514
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 Belmont Preperatory High School (0.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is West Bronx Academy For The Future (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Bronx Academy For The Future (0.1 miles away)
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  • Recommended February 28, 2012 - i would love to stop bye an see my old school..i know most of my teacher are gone..still 45 lives in my heart the best years of my life where spent there..mrs minsky,mr turner,mr himburger,mr shimbal the boys dean at that time..i could go on..those were the ones that change me and made me see life for what it is..what i put in to it.. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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