Junior High School 217 Robert A Van Wyck

  • Junior High School 217 Robert A Van Wyck serves 1,607 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NY average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Junior High School 217 Robert A Van Wyck operates within the New York City Geographic #28 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1607 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 91 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,607 students
Junior High School 217 Robert A Van Wyck Total Students (2006-2015)
Gender % Junior High School 217 Robert A Van Wyck Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 91 teachers
Junior High School 217 Robert A Van Wyck Total Teachers (2006-2015)
Students by Grade Junior High School 217 Robert A Van Wyck Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.66 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 18:1 15:1
Junior High School 217 Robert A Van Wyck Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
Junior High School 217 Robert A Van Wyck American Indian Students (2011-2015)
Asian
37%
9%
Junior High School 217 Robert A Van Wyck Asian Students (2006-2015)
Hispanic
44%
25%
Junior High School 217 Robert A Van Wyck Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
13%
18%
Junior High School 217 Robert A Van Wyck Black Students (2006-2015)
White
5%
45%
Junior High School 217 Robert A Van Wyck White Students (2006-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Junior High School 217 Robert A Van Wyck Hawaiian Students (2009-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Junior High School 217 Robert A Van Wyck 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.
0.66 0.37
Junior High School 217 Robert A Van Wyck 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.
54%
45%
Junior High School 217 Robert A Van Wyck 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.
1%
6%
Junior High School 217 Robert A Van Wyck Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2015)

District Comparison

  • New York City Geographic #28 School District's student population of 39,244 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #28 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
46
2
Number of Students Managed 39,244 935
New York City Geographic #28 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

5  1/11/2008
I totally rec amend this school is the best.i only had a chance to stay a year because i had to go to another school.But usually i loved this place because they had good education but rather than that i had a lot of friends and the teachers don't have bad attitudes compare to other schools where you get screamed at for a minor thing. The parents who did a bad review on this school are wrong,how do they know that their children are the ones not paying attention and not trying the hardest in school.i give this school a 50000000000 out of 50000000000.GO VAN WYKE.
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