Junior High School 14 Shell Bank

3.67 5 1 (3 reviews)
2424 Batchelder St
Brooklyn, NY 11235
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Junior High School 14 Shell Bank serves 522 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower 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 32% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Junior High School 14 Shell Bank placed 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%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Junior High School 14 Shell Bank places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Junior High School 14 Shell Bank's student population of 522 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students522 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

Junior High School 14 Shell Bank is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Junior High School 14 Shell Bank is 0.73, which is more 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
#3481 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
13%
9%
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Hispanic
16%
27%
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Black
39%
17%
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White
28%
43%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.730.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
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 #22 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Junior High School 14 Shell Bank is New Visions Charter High School For The Humanities Iii (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is P.S. 811 Connie Lekas School (0.2 miles away)
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School Reviews

  3.67 out of 5  (3 reviews)
1  
This school is the school ever to put your kids specially P114 the assistance principal on this school is very nasty and disrespectful, she's also resist and some staff that working on site as a parent. I witness something this morning what the AP and other did to a bus driver and school attendant that's very unprofessional and unacceptable. They don't deserved to be working in the school with the kids my child deserve better than that specially there have a lot of black kids there no that's not good for the kids sick they belong somewhere else.
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5  
This school deserves to be looked at. Parents do your research and check it out. Best in the district for educating the whole child. Caring, safe , environment. Small classes, choices for clubs, opportunity for sports, character education, and students to go to choice high schools after graduation- mine went to Leon Goldstein, and some others are going to Laguardia and Tech. If you rule it out based on rumors or non researched based websites, your child loses .
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5  
my daughter is in the honor roll class and in 6th grade she is doing grata except math is 75. the teachers are great. she is in a cig program again next term
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