Cancryn Junior High School

1 Crown Bay
St Thomas, VI 00802
9/
10
Top 20%
Serving 744 students in grades 4-8, Cancryn Junior High School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Virgin Islands for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 95% (which is higher than the Virgin Islands state average of 89%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 83% (which is higher than the Virgin Islands state average of 75%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Virgin Islands state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virgin Islands state average of 99% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 4-8
  • Enrollment: 744 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Top 20% in VI
  • : 95% (Btm 50%)
  • : 83% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Cancryn Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virgin Islands for:

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School Overview

Cancryn Junior High School's student population of 744 students has grown by 52% over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 40% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 4-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
744 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
62 teachers
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School Rankings

Cancryn Junior High School ranks within the top 20% of all 25 schools in Virgin Islands (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Cancryn Junior High School is 0.37, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (VI)
#4 out of 25 schools
(Top 20%)
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(18-19)
95%
89%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cancryn Junior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Virgin Islands by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
83%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
19%
21%
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Black
77%
77%
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White
2%
1%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
n/a
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.37
This chart display the diversity score of Cancryn Junior High School and the public school average diversity score of Virgin Islands by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
99%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cancryn Junior High School's ranking?
Cancryn Junior High School is ranked #4 out of 25 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Virgin Islands.
What schools are Cancryn Junior High School often compared to?
Cancryn Junior High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bertha Boschulte Junior High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
95% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 89% VI state average), while 83% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 75% VI state average).
How many students attend Cancryn Junior High School?
744 students attend Cancryn Junior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Cancryn Junior High School students are Black, 19% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Cancryn Junior High School?
Cancryn Junior High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Virgin Islands state average of 12:1.
What grades does Cancryn Junior High School offer ?
Cancryn Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 4-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Cancryn Junior High School part of?
Cancryn Junior High School is part of Saint Thomas - Saint John School District.

School Reviews

5   8/11/2021
This is one of the best Middle/High School and College Pre Schools in the Virgin Islands. Not just because I went to the school, but because it really is. They care about their kids future and never discourages them from learning.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Andrea Shillingford
2   1/17/2015
Every child should have access to an education. Yes the school does provide up to par teaching. on The other hand the facility is not up to par for the students. The best room in the school is the auditorium which was built the summer of 2014. With the exception of the auditorium the rest of the school has not been renovated for a very long time.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - apple

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 4-8
  • Enrollment: 744 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 95% (Btm 50%)
  • : 83% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VI Dept. of Education

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