Jhs 98 Herman Ridder

1619 Boston Rd
Bronx, NY 10460
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 148 students in grades 6-8, Jhs 98 Herman Ridder 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 6-9% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 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)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 148 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Jhs 98 Herman Ridder ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Jhs 98 Herman Ridder's student population of 148 students has declined by 43% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
148 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Jhs 98 Herman Ridder 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 98 Herman Ridder is 0.48, 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)
#4183 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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6-9%
46%
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20-24%
49%
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10-14%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
11:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
5%
10%
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Hispanic
69%
29%
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Black
22%
16%
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White
1%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.48
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Jhs 98 Herman Ridder's ranking?
Jhs 98 Herman Ridder is ranked #4183 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Jhs 98 Herman Ridder?
148 students attend Jhs 98 Herman Ridder.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
69% of Jhs 98 Herman Ridder students are Hispanic, 22% of students are Black, 5% of students are Asian, 2% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Jhs 98 Herman Ridder?
Jhs 98 Herman Ridder has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Jhs 98 Herman Ridder offer ?
Jhs 98 Herman Ridder offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Jhs 98 Herman Ridder part of?
In what neighborhood is Jhs 98 Herman Ridder located?
Jhs 98 Herman Ridder is located in the West Bronx neighborhood of Bronx, NY. There are 61 other public schools located in West Bronx.

School Reviews

2   4/4/2007
This school is out of control. I feel no parent should put their child in theis school. As a matter of a fact this is not a school it's a zoo/jail. There are distcusting comments on the bathroom walls, a kid even got stabbed IN THE CLASSROOM once. everyone curses. Kids take over the teachers. None seems to do anything about it. This place seriously should be shut down. There is fights almost everyday. The academic scores are super low. This place makes kids hate school and not want to go. It also gives them a bad outlook on life. Kida don't feel safe. It's difficult to learn anything. Supplies get destroyed all the time. The teachers are NOT trying their hardest. In every morning announment the principle sayd "And Remember We Fly Above The Rest Thankyou". She really should'nt say that. The only place kids are flying to in this school is jail in handcuffs at age 13 or so. Everyone is disrespectful to eachother. Please to yourself and your kids a favor and don't enroll them into this school. Really. I moved out of the school, yeah me!!
- Posted by Student/Alumni - hotst

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 148 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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