John Jay School For Law

237 7th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 475 students in grades 9-12, John Jay School For Law ranks in the bottom 50% 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 50-54% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 475 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : 85-89% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

School Overview

John Jay School For Law's student population of 475 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 41% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
475 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

John Jay School For Law 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 John Jay School For Law is 0.60, 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)
#3063 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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50-54%
46%
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11-19%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
3%
10%
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Hispanic
38%
29%
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Black
51%
16%
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White
5%
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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0.60
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85-89%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is John Jay School For Law's ranking?
John Jay School For Law is ranked #3063 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are John Jay School For Law often compared to?
John Jay School For Lawis often viewed alongside schools like Millennium Brooklyn High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 11-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of John Jay School For Law?
The graduation rate of John Jay School For Law is 85-89%, which is lower than the New York state average of 87%.
How many students attend John Jay School For Law?
475 students attend John Jay School For Law.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
51% of John Jay School For Law students are Black, 38% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are White, 3% of students are Asian, 2% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of John Jay School For Law?
John Jay School For Law has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does John Jay School For Law offer ?
John Jay School For Law offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is John Jay School For Law part of?
John Jay School For Law is part of New York City Geographic District #15 School District.
In what neighborhood is John Jay School For Law located?
John Jay School For Law is located in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. There are 13 other public schools located in Park Slope.

School Reviews

2   9/29/2006
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.
- Posted by Parent - ubuja

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 475 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : 85-89% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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