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 (2006-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
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 more than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 13:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
13%
8%
Hispanic
12%
23%
Black
71%
19%
White
1%
48%
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 0.35
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%
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%

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 1,324
New York City Geographic  #28 School District Number of Students Managed (2004-2013)
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: 2013 (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
  • JamaicaYork Early College Academy
    108 35 167th St
    JamaicaNY 11433
    (718)262-8547
    0.1 mi | 489 students | Gr. 6-11                      
  • JamaicaRochdale Early Advantage Charter School
    Charter School
    122 05 Smith St
    JamaicaNY 11434
    (347)609-3093
    Charter School

    0.3 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • JamaicaP.S. 30
    126 10 Bedell St
    JamaicaNY 11434
    (718)276-8785
    0.4 mi | 290 students | Gr. 3-5                      
  • JamaicaP.S. 80 Thurgood Marshall Magnet
    171 05 137th Ave
    JamaicaNY 11434
    (718)528-7070
    0.4 mi | 606 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • JamaicaP.S. 354
    12610 Bedell St
    JamaicaNY 11432
    (718)276-1348
    0.4 mi | 263 students | Gr. PK-2                      

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