I.S. 61 William A Morris

  • I.S. 61 William A Morris serves 1,051 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 14% (which is lower 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 32% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

Top Placements

I.S. 61 William A Morris places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

  • I.S. 61 William A Morris's student population of 1,051 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 76 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,051 students
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Total Classroom Teachers76 teachers
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School Comparison

  • I.S. 61 William A Morris's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of I.S. 61 William A Morris is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. 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#3553 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
9%
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Hispanic
42%
26%
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Black
34%
17%
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White
18%
44%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in I.S. 61 William A Morris.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.680.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic #31 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to I.S. 61 William A Morris is Curtis High School (1.1 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school, elementary school is P.S. 373 (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Staten Island P.S. 373 Special Education School
    Grades: PK-8 | 519 students
    0.5 miles
    91 Henderson Ave
    Staten Island, NY 10301
    (718)816-8897
    0.5 PK-8 519
  • Staten Island P.S. 45 John Tyler
    Grades: PK-5 | 879 students
    0.6 miles
    58 Lawrence Ave
    Staten Island, NY 10310
    (718)442-6123
    0.6 PK-5 879
  • Staten Island P.S. 31 William T Davis
    Grades: PK-5 | 420 students
    0.8 miles
    55 Layton Ave
    Staten Island, NY 10301
    (718)273-3500
    0.8 PK-5 420
  • Staten Island Fort Hill Collaborative Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 150 students
    1.0 miles
    80 Monroe Ave
    Staten Island, NY 10301
    (718)420-5119
    1.0 K-5 150
  • Staten Island P.S. 16 John Driscoll School
    Grades: PK-5 | 1008 students
    1.0 miles
    80 Monroe Avenue
    Staten Island, NY 10301
    (718)447-0124
    1.0 PK-5 1008

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