J Watson Bailey Middle School

118 Merilina Ave Ext
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
J Watson Bailey Middle School serves 1,049 students in grades 5-8.
J Watson Bailey Middle School placed 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%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (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 33% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) 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 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

J Watson Bailey Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

J Watson Bailey Middle School's student population of 1,049 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 87 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students1,049 students
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Total Classroom Teachers87 teachers
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School Comparison

J Watson Bailey Middle School 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 J Watson Bailey Middle School is 0.62, 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
#3339 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
9%
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Hispanic
22%
27%
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Black
12%
17%
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White
56%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.620.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKingston City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to J Watson Bailey Middle School is Kingston High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is M Clifford Miller Middle School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harry L Edson School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kingston Harry L Edson School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 439 students
    0.2 miles
    116 Merilina Ave
    Kingston, NY 12401
    (845) 338-6990
    0.2 K-4 439
  • Kingston George Washington School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 390 students
    1.1 miles
    67 Wall St
    Kingston, NY 12401
    (845) 338-1978
    1.1 PK-4 390
  • Hurley Ernest C Myer School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 216 students
    1.7 miles
    121 Schoolhouse Ln
    Hurley, NY 12443
    (845) 331-6905
    1.7 K-4 216
  • Kingston Kingston High School Math: 90% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,903 student
    1.9 miles
    403 Broadway
    Kingston, NY 12401
    (845) 331-1970
    1.9 9-12 1,903
  • Kingston Chambers School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 377 students
    2.5 miles
    945 Morton Blvd
    Kingston, NY 12401
    (845) 336-5995
    2.5 K-4 377

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