Middle School 53 Brian Piccolo

  • Middle School 53 Brian Piccolo serves 309 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 4% (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 16% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

School Overview

  • Middle School 53 Brian Piccolo's student population of 309 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students309 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Middle School 53 Brian Piccolo's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Middle School 53 Brian Piccolo is 0.50, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#4113 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
4%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
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Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
39%
26%
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Black
59%
17%
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White
2%
44%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Middle School 53 Brian Piccolo.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.500.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Middle School 53 Brian Piccolo and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic #27 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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