Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72

Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 serves 852 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 operates within the New York City Geographic #28 School District.

Overview

The student population of 852 students has grown by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 852 students
Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 Total Students (2006-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 Total Classroom Teachers (2006-2012)
Students by Grade Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 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 14:1 13:1
Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 Student : Teacher Ratio (2006-2012)
American Indian
1%
1%
Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 American Indian (2007-2012)
Asian
13%
8%
Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 Asian (2006-2012)
Hispanic
12%
23%
Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
71%
19%
Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 Black (2006-2012)
White
1%
48%
Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 White (2006-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 Sch Ethnicity Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 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.
0.47 0.68
Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 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.
67%
42%
Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 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.
8%
7%
Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 37,519 students has grown by 6% over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #28 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
47
3
Number of Students Managed 37,519 1,136
New York City Geographic  #28 School District Number of Students Managed (2004-2011)
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 York Early College Academy (0.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is York Early College Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is York Early College Academy (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Jamaica York Early College Academy
    108 35 167th St
    Jamaica , NY , 11433
    (718)262-8547
    0.1  mi  |  489  students  |  Gr.  6-11
  • Jamaica Rochdale Early Advantage Charter School
    Charter School
    122 05 Smith St
    Jamaica , NY , 11434
    (347)609-3093
    Charter School
    0.3  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Jamaica P.S. 30
    126 10 Bedell St
    Jamaica , NY , 11434
    (718)276-8785
    0.4  mi  |  290  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Jamaica P.S. 80 Thurgood Marshall Magnet
    171 05 137th Ave
    Jamaica , NY , 11434
    (718)528-7070
    0.4  mi  |  606  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Jamaica P.S. 354
    12610 Bedell St
    Jamaica , NY , 11432
    (718)276-1348
    0.4  mi  |  263  students  |  Gr.  PK-2

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