Jamaica Gateway To The Sciences

  • Jamaica Gateway To The Sciences serves 521 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 90-94% (which is higher 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 ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Jamaica Gateway To The Sciences's student population of 521 students has grown by 30% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students521 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jamaica Gateway To The Sciences's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jamaica Gateway To The Sciences is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. 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#378 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:114:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
40%
9%
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Hispanic
11%
26%
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Black
40%
17%
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White
2%
44%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.670.39
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Graduation Rate90-94%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic #28 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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