Junior High School 144 Michelangelo

  • Junior High School 144 Michelangelo serves 555 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the NY average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Junior High School 144 Michelangelo operates within the New York City Geographic #11 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 555 students has declined by 41% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 34% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 555 students
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Total Students (2006-2015)
Gender % Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Total Teachers (2006-2015)
Students by Grade Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2015)
Asian
2%
9%
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Asian Students (2006-2015)
Hispanic
30%
25%
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
66%
18%
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Black Students (2006-2015)
White
2%
45%
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo White Students (2006-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Junior High School 144 Michelangelo All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.48 0.37
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Diversity Score (2006-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
62%
45%
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
6%
Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2013)

District Comparison

  • New York City Geographic #11 School District's student population of 38,535 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #11 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
63
2
Number of Students Managed 38,535 935
New York City Geographic #11 School District Students Managed (2004-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

2  3/16/2012
Unsafe environment. There should be more parental involvement and police presence. It's that bad. The type of bruises these kids come home with from fights and jumpings and weapons. It's sad how the DOE let's these schools run so poorly. Thanks NYC. Tell us how you really feel about some of our kids!
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