John Jay School For Law

  • John Jay School For Law serves 414 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 90-94% (which is higher than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

School Overview

  • John Jay School For Law's student population of 414 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students414 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John Jay School For Law's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John Jay School For Law is 0.47, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#557 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
24%
26%
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Black
69%
17%
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White
3%
44%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.470.39
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Graduation Rate80-84%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic #15 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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