Junior High School 220 John J Pershing

  • Junior High School 220 John J Pershing serves 1,480 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 48% (which is lower 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 36% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% 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 220 John J Pershing's student population of 1,480 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 103 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,480 students
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Total Classroom Teachers103 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Junior High School 220 John J Pershing's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Junior High School 220 John J Pershing is 0.57, 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#2738 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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Asian
51%
9%
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Hispanic
41%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
6%
44%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Diversity Score0.570.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #20 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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I love your school and it sounds great because see that there are a lot of asian people and i'm vietnamese. I hope I can find friends there that are vietnamese because right now i'm in the henry longfellow and I have the application for 6th grade and I will make sure that I will pick your school for the 1 choice. I hope I won't regret my answer.Thank you!!!!!
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