Middle School 131

100 Hester St
New York, NY 10002
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Middle School 131 serves 431 students in grades 6-8.
Middle School 131 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (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 44% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Middle School 131 places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Middle School 131's student population of 431 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students431 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Middle School 131
Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

Middle School 131 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 Middle School 131 is 0.32, 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
#2244 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
82%
9%
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Hispanic
10%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Middle School 131 and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
6%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Middle School 131 and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
2%
43%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Middle School 131 and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.320.71
This chart display the diversity score of Middle School 131 and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Middle School 131 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Middle School 131 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District # 2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Middle School 131 is Emma Lazarus High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is P.S. 126 Jacob August Riis (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 42 Benjamin Altman (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • New York Emma Lazarus High School Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-11 | 276 students
    0.0 miles
    100 Hester St
    New York, NY 10002
    (212) 925-5017
    0 9-11 276
  • New York Pace High School Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 535 students
    0.0 miles
    100 Hester St
    New York, NY 10002
    (212) 334-4663
    0 9-12 535
  • New York P.S. 42 Benjamin Altman Math: 78% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 655 students
    0.1 miles
    71 Hester St
    New York, NY 10002
    (212) 226-8410
    0.1 PK-5 655
  • New York Essex Street Academy
    Grades: 9-12 | 338 students
    0.2 miles
    350 Grand St
    New York, NY 10002
    (212) 475-4773
    0.2 9-12 338
  • New York High School For Dual Language And Asian Studies Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 396 students
    0.2 miles
    350 Grand St
    New York, NY 10002
    (212) 475-4097
    0.2 9-12 396

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