Jhs 259 William Mckinley

7301 Ft Hamilton Pkwy
Brooklyn, NY 11228
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 1,562 students in grades 6-8, Jhs 259 William Mckinley ranks in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,562 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • : Top 20% in NY
  • : 68% (Top 30%)
  • : 76% (Top 20%)
  • : 80% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Jhs 259 William Mckinley ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Jhs 259 William Mckinley's student population of 1,562 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 111 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,562 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
111 teachers
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School Rankings

Jhs 259 William Mckinley ranks within the top 20% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Jhs 259 William Mckinley is 0.64, 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)
#688 out of 4377 schools
(Top 20%)
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68%
46%
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76%
49%
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80%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
50%
10%
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Hispanic
21%
29%
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Black
1%
16%
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White
27%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.64
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
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 259 William Mckinley's ranking?
Jhs 259 William Mckinley is ranked #688 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Jhs 259 William Mckinley often compared to?
Jhs 259 William Mckinleyis often viewed alongside schools like Jhs 201 Dyker Heights, Christa Mcauliffe School /is 187 by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
68% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 76% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Jhs 259 William Mckinley?
1,562 students attend Jhs 259 William Mckinley.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
50% of Jhs 259 William Mckinley students are Asian, 27% of students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Jhs 259 William Mckinley?
Jhs 259 William Mckinley has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Jhs 259 William Mckinley offer ?
Jhs 259 William Mckinley offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Jhs 259 William Mckinley part of?
Jhs 259 William Mckinley is part of New York City Geographic District #20 School District.
In what neighborhood is Jhs 259 William Mckinley located?
Jhs 259 William Mckinley is located in the Dyker Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. There are 5 other public schools located in Dyker Heights.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,562 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 68% (Top 30%)
  • : 76% (Top 20%)
  • : 80% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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