Middle School 297

Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Middle School 297 serves 193 students in grades 6.
Middle School 297 placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (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 65-69% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 6
Total Students193 students
Gender % This chart display gender of Middle School 297
Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Middle School 297 by grade.

School Comparison

Middle School 297 is ranked within the top 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 297 is 0.60, 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 1985-1986 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1445 out of 4239 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
52%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
52%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
7%
9%
Hispanic
19%
27%
Black
9%
17%
White
60%
43%
Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Middle School 297. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score
0.600.71
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
51%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District # 2 School District
Source: 1985-1986 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Middle School 297 is Harvest Collegiate High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Ballet Tech/nyc Public School For Dance (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • New York Ballet Tech/nyc Public School For Dance Vocational School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 4-8 | 139 students
    0.2 miles
    890 Broadway
    New York, NY 10003
    (212) 254-1803
    0.2 4-8 139
  • New York Harvest Collegiate High School Math: 40-59% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 494 students
    0.2 miles
    34 W 14th St
    New York, NY 10011
    (212) 242-3384
    0.2 9-12 494
  • New York Sixth Avenue Elementary School Math: 80-89% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-3 | 278 students
    0.2 miles
    590 6th Ave
    New York, NY 10011
    (917) 305-1000
    0.2 PK-3 278
  • New York Academy For Software Engineering Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 456 students
    0.3 miles
    40 Irving Pl
    New York, NY 10003
    (212) 253-3299
    0.3 9-12 456
  • New York Gramercy Arts High School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 493 students
    0.3 miles
    40 Irving Pl
    New York, NY 10003
    (212) 253-7076
    0.3 9-12 493

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