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
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 61 teachers
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 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 16:1 13:1
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Student : Teacher Ratio (2006-2013)
Asian
3%
8%
Hispanic
27%
23%
Black
66%
19%
White
1%
48%
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 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.
73%
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 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
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 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
  • BronxIcahn Charter School 5
    Charter School
    1500 Pelham Parkway South
    BronxNY 10461
    (718)828-0034
    Charter School

    0.5 mi | n/a students | Gr. KG-2                      
  • BronxP.S. 97
    1375 Mace Ave
    BronxNY 10469
    (718)655-4446
    0.6 mi | 755 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BronxEquality Charter School
    Charter School
    4140 Hutchinson River Parkway
    BronxNY 10475
    (718)320-3032
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | 228 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • BronxP.S. 160 Walt Disney
    4140 Hutchnsn Rvr Parkway East
    BronxNY 10475
    (718)379-5951
    0.6 mi | 400 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • BronxP.S. 153 Helen Keller
    650 Baychester Ave
    BronxNY 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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Did You Know?
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.