J William Leary Junior High School

1 School St
Massena, NY 13662
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 394 students in grades 7-8, J William Leary Junior High School ranks 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%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 394 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

School Overview

J William Leary Junior High School's student population of 394 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
394 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

J William Leary Junior High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of J William Leary Junior High School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#3282 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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26%
46%
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38%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
14%
1%
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Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
2%
29%
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Black
2%
16%
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White
79%
41%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.36
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is J William Leary Junior High School's ranking?
J William Leary Junior High School is ranked #3282 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
26% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 38% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend J William Leary Junior High School?
394 students attend J William Leary Junior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
79% of J William Leary Junior High School students are White, 14% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, 1% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of J William Leary Junior High School?
J William Leary Junior High School has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does J William Leary Junior High School offer ?
J William Leary Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 7-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is J William Leary Junior High School part of?
J William Leary Junior High School is part of Massena Central School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 394 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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