75 Morton St
New York, NY 10014
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Ms 297 serves 816 students in grades 6-8.
Ms 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 14:1 is higher than the New York state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 816 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in NY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Ms 297's student population of 816 students has grown by 45% over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
816 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
57 teachers
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School Rankings

Ms 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 Ms 297 is 0.69, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1644 out of 4228 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
9%
10%
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Hispanic
30%
28%
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Black
11%
17%
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White
45%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 816 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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