Junior High School 8 Richard S Grossley

  • Junior High School 8 Richard S Grossley serves 347 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 18% (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 23% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.

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School Overview

  • Junior High School 8 Richard S Grossley's student population of 347 students has declined by 39% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 24% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students347 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Junior High School 8 Richard S Grossley's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Junior High School 8 Richard S Grossley is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. 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#4101 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
13%
1%
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Asian
13%
9%
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Hispanic
24%
26%
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Black
47%
17%
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White
n/a
44%
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Hawaiian
3%
n/a
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Diversity Score0.690.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic #28 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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