I.S. 72 Rocco Laurie

33 Ferndale Ave
Staten Island, NY 10314
(School attendance zone shown in map)
I.S. 72 Rocco Laurie serves 1,407 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (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 57% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
I.S. 72 Rocco Laurie 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 14:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

I.S. 72 Rocco Laurie places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

I.S. 72 Rocco Laurie's student population of 1,407 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 98 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,407 students
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Total Classroom Teachers98 teachers
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School Comparison

I.S. 72 Rocco Laurie 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. 72 Rocco Laurie is 0.68, 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
#2251 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
22%
9%
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Hispanic
27%
27%
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Black
5%
17%
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White
45%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.680.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
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 to I.S. 72 Rocco Laurie is Csi High School For International Studies (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Marsh Avenue School For Expeditionary Learning (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 69 Daniel D Tompkins (0.2 miles away)
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