Benjamin Turner Middle School

  • Benjamin Turner Middle School serves 519 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 13% (which is lower than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 26% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Benjamin Turner Middle School's student population of 519 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students519 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Benjamin Turner Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Benjamin Turner Middle School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#3950 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
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Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
11%
26%
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Black
85%
17%
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White
3%
44%
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Diversity Score0.270.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMOUNT VERNON SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mount Vernon Rebecca Turner Elemtnary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 291 students
    0.1 miles
    625 S 4th Ave
    Mount Vernon, NY 10550
    (914)665-5100
    0.1 PK-5 291
  • Mount Vernon Cecil H Parker School
    Grades: K-6 | 289 students
    0.4 miles
    461 S 6th Ave
    Mount Vernon, NY 10550
    (914)665-5040
    0.4 K-6 289
  • Mount Vernon Edward Williams School
    Grades: PK-6 | 438 students
    0.5 miles
    9 Union Ln
    Mount Vernon, NY 10553
    (914)665-5070
    0.5 PK-6 438
  • Bronx P.S. 68
    Grades: PK-5 | 707 students
    0.6 miles
    4011 Monticello Ave
    Bronx, NY 10466
    (718)324-2854
    0.6 PK-5 707
  • Mount Vernon Graham School
    Grades: PK-8 | 472 students
    0.8 miles
    421 E 5th St
    Mount Vernon, NY 10553
    (914)665-5080
    0.8 PK-8 472

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