Junior High School 144 Michelangelo

Junior High School 144 Michelangelo serves 952 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 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%.
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo operates within the New York City Geographic #11 School District.

Overview

The student population of 952 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 952 students
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Total Students (2006-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 61 teachers
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Total Classroom Teachers (2006-2012)
Students by Grade Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 1.03. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 13:1
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Student : Teacher Ratio (2006-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
8%
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Asian (2006-2012)
Hispanic
27%
23%
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
66%
19%
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Black (2006-2012)
White
1%
48%
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo White (2006-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Sch Ethnicity Junior High School 144 Michelangelo 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.
0.49 1.03
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo 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.
73%
42%
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo 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%
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 40,642 students has grown by 7% over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #11 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
61
3
Number of Students Managed 40,642 1,324
New York City Geographic  #11 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 Harry S Truman High School (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Equality Charter School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Icahn Charter School 5 (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Bronx Icahn Charter School 5
    Charter School
    1500 Pelham Parkway South
    Bronx , NY , 10461
    (718)828-0034
    Charter School
    0.5  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  KG-2
  • Bronx P.S. 97
    1375 Mace Ave
    Bronx , NY , 10469
    (718)655-4446
    0.6  mi  |  755  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Bronx Equality Charter School
    Charter School
    4140 Hutchinson River Parkway
    Bronx , NY , 10475
    (718)320-3032
    Charter School
    0.6  mi  |  228  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Bronx P.S. 160 Walt Disney
    4140 Hutchnsn Rvr Parkway East
    Bronx , NY , 10475
    (718)379-5951
    0.6  mi  |  400  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Bronx P.S. 153 Helen Keller
    650 Baychester Ave
    Bronx , NY , 10475
    (718)904-5550
    0.6  mi  |  584  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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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Bronx, NY public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.45, which is higher than the New York average of 0.35. The most diverse school in Bronx is P.S. 97. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New York or national school diversity statistics.