7301 Ft Hamilton Pkwy
Brooklyn, NY 11228
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Junior High School 259 William Mckinley serves 1,858 students in grades 6-8.
Junior High School 259 William Mckinley placed in the top 30% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (which is higher than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Junior High School 259 William Mckinley ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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School Overview

Junior High School 259 William Mckinley's student population of 1,858 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 99 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,858 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
99 teachers
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School Rankings

Junior High School 259 William Mckinley is ranked within the top 30% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Junior High School 259 William Mckinley is 0.66, 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1220 out of 4228 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
44%
9%
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Hispanic
20%
27%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
34%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.66
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 1,858 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in NY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.66 (Top 20%)

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