Jhs 123 James M Kiernan

1025 Morrison Ave
Bronx, NY 10472
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 534 students in grades 6-8, Jhs 123 James M Kiernan 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 11% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 534 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Jhs 123 James M Kiernan ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Jhs 123 James M Kiernan's student population of 534 students has grown by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 54% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
534 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
54 teachers
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School Rankings

Jhs 123 James M Kiernan 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 Jhs 123 James M Kiernan is 0.38, 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)
#3834 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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11%
46%
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34%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jhs 123 James M Kiernan and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
20-24%
78%
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
10%
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Hispanic
77%
29%
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Black
17%
16%
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White
1%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.38
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jhs 123 James M Kiernan and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Jhs 123 James M Kiernan's ranking?
Jhs 123 James M Kiernan is ranked #3834 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Jhs 123 James M Kiernan often compared to?
Jhs 123 James M Kiernanis often viewed alongside schools like Blueprint Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
11% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Jhs 123 James M Kiernan?
534 students attend Jhs 123 James M Kiernan.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Jhs 123 James M Kiernan students are Hispanic, 17% of students are Black, 4% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Jhs 123 James M Kiernan?
Jhs 123 James M Kiernan has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Jhs 123 James M Kiernan offer ?
Jhs 123 James M Kiernan offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Jhs 123 James M Kiernan part of?
Jhs 123 James M Kiernan is part of New York City Geographic District # 8 School District.
In what neighborhood is Jhs 123 James M Kiernan located?
Jhs 123 James M Kiernan is located in the East Bronx neighborhood of Bronx, NY. There are 77 other public schools located in East Bronx.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 534 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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