Junior High School 8 Richard S Grossley

  • Junior High School 8 Richard S Grossley serves 341 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (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 32% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.

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School Overview

  • Junior High School 8 Richard S Grossley's student population of 341 students has declined by 28% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students341 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Junior High School 8 Richard S Grossley 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Junior High School 8 Richard S Grossley is 0.70, 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#3481 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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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
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Diversity Score0.700.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #28 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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