Aaron Mossell Junior High School

160 Passaic Ave
Lockport, NY 14094
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 708 students in grades 7-8, Aaron Mossell Junior High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 708 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • : 52% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Aaron Mossell Junior High School's student population of 708 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
708 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
64 teachers
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School Rankings

Aaron Mossell Junior High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Aaron Mossell Junior High School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#3179 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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27%
46%
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37%
49%
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52%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
11%
29%
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Black
10%
16%
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White
70%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.49
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Aaron Mossell Junior High School's ranking?
Aaron Mossell Junior High School is ranked #3179 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
27% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 37% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Aaron Mossell Junior High School?
708 students attend Aaron Mossell Junior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
70% of Aaron Mossell Junior High School students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Black, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Aaron Mossell Junior High School?
Aaron Mossell Junior High School has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Aaron Mossell Junior High School offer ?
Aaron Mossell Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 7-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Aaron Mossell Junior High School part of?
Aaron Mossell Junior High School is part of Lockport City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 708 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • : 52% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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