I.S. 24 Myra S Barnes

2.67 5 1 (3 reviews)
225 Cleveland Ave
Staten Island, NY 10308
(School attendance zone shown in map)
I.S. 24 Myra S Barnes serves 1,264 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is lower 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 63% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
I.S. 24 Myra S Barnes placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

I.S. 24 Myra S Barnes's student population of 1,264 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 104 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,264 students
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Total Classroom Teachers104 teachers
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School Comparison

I.S. 24 Myra S Barnes is ranked within the bottom 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 diversity score of I.S. 24 Myra S Barnes is 0.37, 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 Testing Rank
#2157 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
9%
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Hispanic
15%
27%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
78%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.370.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #31 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to I.S. 24 Myra S Barnes is P.S. 37 (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 8 Shirlee Solomon (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Staten Island P.S. 8 Shirlee Solomon
    Grades: PK-5 | 602 students
    0.4 miles
    112 Lindenwood Rd
    Staten Island, NY 10308
    (718) 356-2800
    0.4 PK-5 602
  • Staten Island Barbara Esselborn School
    Grades: PK-5 | 830 students
    0.7 miles
    330 Durant Ave
    Staten Island, NY 10308
    (718) 987-8020
    0.7 PK-5 830
  • Staten Island P.S. 32 Gifford School
    Grades: PK-5 | 675 students
    0.8 miles
    32 Elverton Ave
    Staten Island, NY 10308
    (718) 984-1688
    0.8 PK-5 675
  • Staten Island P.S. 55 Henry M Boehm
    Grades: PK-5 | 602 students
    1.1 miles
    54 Osborne St
    Staten Island, NY 10312
    (718) 697-5200
    1.1 PK-5 602
  • Staten Island P.S. 37 Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 388 students
    1.3 miles
    15 Fairfield St
    Staten Island, NY 10308
    (718) 984-9800
    1.3 PK-12 388

School Reviews

  2.67 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
Was a student here a few years ago, great teachers, supportive, helpful, and they cared about the students. Many events and activities to enjoy as well.
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1  
Terrible teachers, my son is depressed. Mostly liberal inculcation. If I was Bernie Sanders, I'd love it.
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2  
Well The Bathrooms are really dirty, and they have bugs like spiders and roaches everywhere.
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