Middle School 224 Manhattan East School For Arts & Academics

  • Middle School 224 Manhattan East School For Arts & Academics serves 174 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (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 40-44% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Middle School 224 Manhattan East School For Arts & Academics 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the New York state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • Middle School 224 Manhattan East School For Arts & Academics's student population of 174 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students174 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Middle School 224 Manhattan East School For Arts & Academics 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Middle School 224 Manhattan East School For Arts & Academics is 0.63, 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 School Rank (16-17)#2526 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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Asian
7%
9%
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Hispanic
53%
27%
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Black
28%
17%
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White
9%
43%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.630.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District # 4 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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