August Martin High School

156-10 Baisley Blvd
Jamaica, NY 11434
(School attendance zone shown in map)
August Martin High School serves 328 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
August Martin High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

August Martin High School places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

August Martin High School's student population of 328 students has declined by 32% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students328 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

August Martin High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of August Martin High School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#634 out of 4239 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
5%
1%
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Asian
9%
9%
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Hispanic
14%
27%
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Black
67%
17%
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White
1%
43%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.530.71
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Graduation Rate
60-64%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #27 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to August Martin High School is New Visions Chtr High School-adv Ma/sci Iv (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 223 Lyndon B Johnson (0.3 miles away)
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