East Side Middle School

331 E 91st St
New York, NY 10028
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 416 students in grades 6-8, East Side Middle School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 92% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 416 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • : Top 10% in NY
  • : 85% (Top 20%)
  • : 92% (Top 5%)
  • : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

East Side Middle School's student population of 416 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
416 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

East Side Middle School ranks within the top 10% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of East Side Middle School is 0.66, 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)
#238 out of 4377 schools
(Top 10%)
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85%
46%
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92%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of East Side Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥95%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of East Side Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
20%
10%
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Hispanic
16%
29%
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Black
5%
16%
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White
52%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.66
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is East Side Middle School's ranking?
East Side Middle School is ranked #238 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in New York.
What schools are East Side Middle School often compared to?
East Side Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Ms 255 Salk School Of Science by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
85% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 92% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend East Side Middle School?
416 students attend East Side Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
52% of East Side Middle School students are White, 20% of students are Asian, 16% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of East Side Middle School?
East Side Middle School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does East Side Middle School offer ?
East Side Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is East Side Middle School part of?
East Side Middle School is part of New York City Geographic District # 2 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 416 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 85% (Top 20%)
  • : 92% (Top 5%)
  • : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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