Junior High School 74 Nathaniel Hawthorne

Junior High School 74 Nathaniel Hawthorne serves 1,157 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 79% (which is higher 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 75% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Junior High School 74 Nathaniel Hawthorne 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Junior High School 74 Nathaniel Hawthorne's student population of 1,157 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,157 students
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Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
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School Comparison

Junior High School 74 Nathaniel Hawthorne is ranked within the top 30% 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 74 Nathaniel Hawthorne is 0.53, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#977 out of 4239 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
66%
9%
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Hispanic
11%
27%
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Black
4%
17%
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White
17%
43%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.530.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
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 #26 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 74 Nathaniel Hawthorne is Benjamin N Cardozo High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Middle School 158 Marie Curie (0.1 miles away)
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