Boynton Middle School

1601 N Cayuga St
Ithaca, NY 14850
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 50%
Serving 534 students in grades 6-8, Boynton Middle School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 534 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • : Top 50% in NY
  • : 49% (Top 50%)
  • : 63% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Boynton Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Boynton Middle School's student population of 534 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has grown by 34% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
534 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
63 teachers
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School Rankings

Boynton Middle School ranks within the top 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Boynton Middle School is 0.55, 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)
#1485 out of 4377 schools
(Top 50%)
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49%
46%
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63%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
10%
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Hispanic
12%
29%
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Black
6%
16%
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White
65%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
13%
3%
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0.55
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Boynton Middle School's ranking?
Boynton Middle School is ranked #1485 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Boynton Middle School often compared to?
Boynton Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Dewitt Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 63% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Boynton Middle School?
534 students attend Boynton Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
65% of Boynton Middle School students are White, 13% of students are Two or more races, 12% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, and 4% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Boynton Middle School?
Boynton Middle School has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Boynton Middle School offer ?
Boynton Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Boynton Middle School part of?
Boynton Middle School is part of Ithaca City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 534 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 49% (Top 50%)
  • : 63% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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