Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72

133-25 Guy R Brewer Blvd
Jamaica, NY 11434
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 serves 378 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (which is lower 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 22% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 placed 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%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72's student population of 378 students has declined by 37% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students378 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 is 0.50, 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
#4024 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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American Indian
6%
1%
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Asian
8%
9%
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Hispanic
14%
27%
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Black
69%
17%
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White
2%
43%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.500.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #28 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 is York Early College Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Redwood Middle School (0.0 miles away)
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