Junior High School 8 Richard S Grossley
Junior High School 8 Richard S Grossley serves 341 students in grades 6-8.
Junior High School 8 Richard S Grossley placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower 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 35% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).
Junior High School 8 Richard S Grossley ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Junior High School 8 Richard S Grossley's student population of 341 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Junior High School 8 Richard S Grossley is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 8 Richard S Grossley is 0.72, which is more 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
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#3479 out of 4228 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education
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