10 E 15th St
New York, NY 10003
Rating
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 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 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 Offered
Grades 6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
193 students
Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Middle School 297 is ranked within the top 50% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1644 out of 4228 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Middle School 297, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Middle School 297 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Middle School 297 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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
0.60
National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
51%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
Source: 1985-1986 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6
  • Students: 193 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in NY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.60

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