Dewitt Middle School

  • Dewitt Middle School serves 490 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 61% (which is higher 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 64% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Dewitt Middle School's student population of 490 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students490 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dewitt Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dewitt Middle School is 0.60, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#1372 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:114:1
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Asian
17%
9%
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Hispanic
5%
26%
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Black
10%
17%
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White
60%
44%
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Two or more races
8%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dewitt Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.600.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School District NameITHACA CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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