Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72

Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 serves 871 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 53%.
Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 operates within the New York City Geographic #28 School District.

Overview

The student population of 871 students has grown by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 871 students
Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 Total Students (2006-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 Total Teachers (2006-2013)
Students by Grade Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 13:1
Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2013)
American Indian
2%
1%
Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 American Indian Students (2011-2013)
Asian
12%
8%
Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 Asian Students (2006-2013)
Hispanic
14%
24%
Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 Black Students (2006-2013)
Black
71%
19%
Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 Black Students (2006-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.36
Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 Diversity Score (2006-2013)
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.
72%
41%
Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2013)
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.
7%
7%
Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 38,186 students has grown by 9% over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #28 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
47
3
Number of Students Managed 38,186 1,015
New York City Geographic  #28 School District 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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