Junior High School 144 Michelangelo

Junior High School 144 Michelangelo serves 828 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 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 53%.
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo operates within the New York City School District.

Overview

The student population of 828 students has declined by 23% over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 28% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 828 students
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Total Students (2006-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Total Teachers (2006-2013)
Students by Grade Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 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
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
4%
8%
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Asian Students (2006-2013)
Hispanic
27%
24%
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Black Students (2006-2013)
Black
67%
19%
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Black Students (2006-2013)
White
1%
47%
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo White Students (2006-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Junior High School 144 Michelangelo 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.
0.48 0.36
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo 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.
73%
41%
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo 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.
8%
7%
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 40,720 students has grown by 7% over five years.
School District Name New York City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
64
3
Number of Students Managed 40,720 1,015
New York City 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 Bronx Health Sciences High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pelham Gardens Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Icahn Charter School 5 (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BronxPelham Gardens Middle School
    2545 Gunther Ave
    BronxNY 10469
    (989)999-9999
    0 mi | Gr. 6 | 164 students                      
  • BronxIcahn Charter School 5
    Charter School
    1500 Pelham Parkway South
    BronxNY 10461
    (718)828-0034
    Charter School

    0.5 mi | Gr. KG-3 | 144 students                      
  • BronxP.S. 97
    1375 Mace Ave
    BronxNY 10469
    (718)655-4446
    0.6 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 775 students                      
  • BronxEquality Charter School
    Charter School
    4140 Hutchinson River Parkway
    BronxNY 10475
    (718)320-3032
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 228 students                      
  • BronxP.S. 160 Walt Disney
    4140 Hutchnsn Rvr Parkway East
    BronxNY 10475
    (718)379-5951
    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 393 students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended March 16, 2012 - Unsafe environment. There should be more parental involvement and police presence. It's that bad. The type of bruises these kids come home with from fights and jumpings and weapons. It's sad how the DOE let's these schools run so poorly. Thanks NYC. Tell us how you really feel about some of our kids! - Posted by Parent

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