Jhs 127 Castle Hill

1560 Purdy St
Bronx, NY 10462
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 801 students in grades 6-8, Jhs 127 Castle Hill 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 28% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 801 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • : 47% (Top 50%)
  • : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Jhs 127 Castle Hill ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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School Overview

Jhs 127 Castle Hill's student population of 801 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
801 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
68 teachers
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School Rankings

Jhs 127 Castle Hill 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 127 Castle Hill is 0.69, 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)
#2767 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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28%
46%
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47%
49%
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41%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
33%
10%
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Hispanic
41%
29%
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Black
19%
16%
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White
4%
41%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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0.69
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Jhs 127 Castle Hill's ranking?
Jhs 127 Castle Hill is ranked #2767 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Jhs 127 Castle Hill often compared to?
Jhs 127 Castle Hillis often viewed alongside schools like Ps/ms 194, Ms 101 Edward R Byrne by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
28% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 47% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Jhs 127 Castle Hill?
801 students attend Jhs 127 Castle Hill.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
41% of Jhs 127 Castle Hill students are Hispanic, 33% of students are Asian, 19% of students are Black, 4% of students are White, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Jhs 127 Castle Hill?
Jhs 127 Castle Hill has a student ration of 12:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Jhs 127 Castle Hill offer ?
Jhs 127 Castle Hill offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Jhs 127 Castle Hill part of?
In what neighborhood is Jhs 127 Castle Hill located?
Jhs 127 Castle Hill is located in the Parkchester neighborhood of Bronx, NY. There are 3 other public schools located in Parkchester.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 801 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • : 47% (Top 50%)
  • : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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