I.S. 237

  • I.S. 237 serves 1,363 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher 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 54% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • I.S. 237 placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 57%.

School Overview

  • I.S. 237's student population of 1,363 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 82 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,363 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of I.S. 237
Total Classroom Teachers82 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of I.S. 237 by grade.

School Comparison

  • I.S. 237 is ranked within the top 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of I.S. 237 is 0.41, 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 School Rank#1787 out of 4239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of I.S. 237 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of I.S. 237 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of I.S. 237 and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in I.S. 237 and percentage of American Indian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
75%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in I.S. 237 and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
17%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in I.S. 237 and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
6%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in I.S. 237 and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
2%
43%
This chart display the percentage of White students in I.S. 237 and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in I.S. 237. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.410.71
This chart display the diversity score of I.S. 237 and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in I.S. 237 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in I.S. 237 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #25 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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