Jhs 234 Arthur W Cunningham

1875 E 17th St
Brooklyn, NY 11229
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 1,301 students in grades 6-8, Jhs 234 Arthur W Cunningham ranks in the top 30% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,301 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • : Top 30% in NY
  • : 52% (Top 50%)
  • : 66% (Top 30%)
  • : 74% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Jhs 234 Arthur W Cunningham ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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School Overview

Jhs 234 Arthur W Cunningham's student population of 1,301 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 98 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,301 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
98 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Jhs 234 Arthur W Cunningham ranks within the top 30% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Jhs 234 Arthur W Cunningham is 0.70, 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)
#1270 out of 4377 schools
(Top 30%)
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52%
46%
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66%
49%
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74%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
29%
10%
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Hispanic
14%
29%
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Black
10%
16%
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White
44%
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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0.70
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Jhs 234 Arthur W Cunningham's ranking?
Jhs 234 Arthur W Cunningham is ranked #1270 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Jhs 234 Arthur W Cunningham often compared to?
Jhs 234 Arthur W Cunninghamis often viewed alongside schools like Jhs 278 Marine Park by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
52% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 66% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Jhs 234 Arthur W Cunningham?
1,301 students attend Jhs 234 Arthur W Cunningham.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of Jhs 234 Arthur W Cunningham students are White, 29% of students are Asian, 14% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Black, 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 234 Arthur W Cunningham?
Jhs 234 Arthur W Cunningham has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Jhs 234 Arthur W Cunningham offer ?
Jhs 234 Arthur W Cunningham offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Jhs 234 Arthur W Cunningham part of?
Jhs 234 Arthur W Cunningham is part of New York City Geographic District #22 School District.
In what neighborhood is Jhs 234 Arthur W Cunningham located?
Jhs 234 Arthur W Cunningham is located in the Homecrest neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. There are 2 other public schools located in Homecrest.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,301 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 52% (Top 50%)
  • : 66% (Top 30%)
  • : 74% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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