Junior High School 216 George J Ryan

  • Junior High School 216 George J Ryan serves 1,425 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 73% (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 72% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Junior High School 216 George J Ryan's student population of 1,425 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 74 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,425 students
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Total Classroom Teachers74 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Junior High School 216 George J Ryan's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Junior High School 216 George J Ryan is 0.53, which is less 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#1059 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:114:1
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Asian
66%
9%
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Hispanic
14%
26%
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Black
5%
17%
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White
14%
44%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.530.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #26 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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  4.33 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
This school is a place where you can grow and exceed in any given area of your choice. The leadership is top-rated and very supportive of the students and teaching staff respectively. Principal, Dr. Landeau, goes above and beyond to ensure that all stakeholders: students, parents, teaching, support staff, and Assistant Principals, are equipped with the necessary skills needed to empower us to reach our best potential. He promised to bring back bragging rights to George J. Ryan School, and he did! I absolutely love working at this school!
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3  
Back in 2016-2017, it was weird, there were no lockers in the lobby, we had to stick with the same classmates just like elementary school. I thought Junior High is where we get an upgrade, not a downgrade!? However, it is a really good learning environment! I wrote this in 2019! -
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5  
this school is great. the activites are fun and the place is supre reliable and well connected
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