Homer Junior High School

58 Clinton St
Homer, NY 13077
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 454 students in grades 6-8, Homer Junior High School ranks 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%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is equal to the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 454 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Homer Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Homer Junior High School's student population of 454 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
454 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
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School Rankings

Homer Junior High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Homer Junior High School is 0.17, 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)
#2359 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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39%
46%
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49%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
3%
29%
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Black
1%
16%
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White
91%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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0.17
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Homer Junior High School's ranking?
Homer Junior High School is ranked #2359 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Homer Junior High School?
454 students attend Homer Junior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
91% of Homer Junior High School students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Homer Junior High School?
Homer Junior High School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Homer Junior High School offer ?
Homer Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Homer Junior High School part of?
Homer Junior High School is part of Homer Central School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 454 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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