John Jay School For Law

2.00 5 1 (1 review)
237 7th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215
(School attendance zone shown in map)
John Jay School For Law serves 451 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
John Jay School For Law placed in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

John Jay School For Law's student population of 451 students has grown by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students451 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

John Jay School For Law is ranked within the top 20% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of John Jay School For Law is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#634 out of 4239 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
26%
27%
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Black
67%
17%
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White
2%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.490.71
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #15 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to John Jay School For Law is Park Slope Collegiate (0.0 miles away)
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I recently pulled my child out of this school as a parent I felt that the school was an unsafe learning environment As a parent of a gifted child I advise all parents to look at this before placing their child in this. Because if your child is smart he or she will be picked on by the animals in the school.
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