Knox Junior High School

400 S Perry St
Johnstown, NY 12095
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Knox Junior High School serves 225 students in grades 7-9.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Knox Junior High School 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.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Knox Junior High School's student population of 225 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-9
Total Students225 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

Knox Junior High School 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 diversity score of Knox Junior High School is 0.15, 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
#3499 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
3%
27%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
92%
43%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.150.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJohnstown City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Knox Junior High School is Johnstown Senior High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fonda-fultonville 5-8 School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Glebe Street Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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