Junior High School 278 Marine Park

  • Junior High School 278 Marine Park serves 1,032 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 37% (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 49% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 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 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 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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 1,032 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 75 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,032 students
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Total Classroom Teachers75 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Junior High School 278 Marine Park is 0.68, 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#2510 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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Asian
8%
9%
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Hispanic
16%
26%
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Black
45%
17%
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White
30%
44%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Diversity Score0.680.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #22 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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