Junior High School 157 Stephen A Halsey

  • Junior High School 157 Stephen A Halsey serves 1,566 students in grades 6-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 58% (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 58% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Junior High School 157 Stephen A Halsey's student population of 1,566 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 95 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-9
Total Students1,566 students
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Total Classroom Teachers95 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Junior High School 157 Stephen A Halsey's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Junior High School 157 Stephen A Halsey is 0.71, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.71. 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#1618 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
24%
9%
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Hispanic
25%
26%
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Black
8%
17%
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White
41%
44%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Junior High School 157 Stephen A Halsey.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.710.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #28 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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