Junior High School 278 Marine Park

1925 Stuart St
Brooklyn, NY 11229
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Junior High School 278 Marine Park serves 1,107 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Junior High School 278 Marine Park placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Junior High School 278 Marine Park places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Junior High School 278 Marine Park's student population of 1,107 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 84 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,107 students
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Total Classroom Teachers84 teachers
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School Comparison

Junior High School 278 Marine Park 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 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Junior High School 278 Marine Park is 0.71, which is equal to 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#2397 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
9%
9%
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Hispanic
17%
27%
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Black
43%
17%
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White
28%
43%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.710.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #22 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Junior High School 278 Marine Park is James Madison High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is P.S. 207 Elizabeth G Leary (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 222 Katherine R Snyder (0.5 miles away)
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