Junior High School 189 Daniel Carter Beard

  • Junior High School 189 Daniel Carter Beard serves 696 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 52% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Junior High School 189 Daniel Carter Beard placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

School Overview

  • Junior High School 189 Daniel Carter Beard's student population of 696 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students696 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Junior High School 189 Daniel Carter Beard 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Junior High School 189 Daniel Carter Beard is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#2279 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
49%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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Asian
70%
9%
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Hispanic
25%
26%
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Black
3%
18%
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White
2%
44%
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Diversity Score0.450.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic #25 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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Don't listen to any rumors. This school is really great and cares a lot about student success.
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I think it was unfair what happened to my daughter 6th grade and who mistakenly painted a math book and was charged 100 dollars
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