Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72

  • Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 serves 760 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NY average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 operates within the New York City Geographic #28 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 760 students has declined by 10% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 760 students
Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 Total Students (2006-2015)
Gender % Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 61 teachers
Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 Total Teachers (2006-2015)
Students by Grade Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.45 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 15:1
Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2015)
American Indian
3%
1%
Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 American Indian Students (2011-2015)
Asian
13%
9%
Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 Asian Students (2006-2015)
Hispanic
12%
25%
Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
72%
18%
Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 Black Students (2006-2015)
White
n/a
45%
Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 White Students (2006-2014)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.45 0.37
Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 Diversity Score (2006-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
67%
45%
Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
6%
Catherine And Count Basie Middle School 72 Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2015)

District Comparison

  • New York City Geographic #28 School District's student population of 39,244 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #28 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
46
2
Number of Students Managed 39,244 935
New York City Geographic #28 School District Students Managed (2004-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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