Murry Bergtraum High School For Business Careers

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  • Murry Bergtraum High School For Business Careers serves 597 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75-79% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Murry Bergtraum High School For Business Careers placed in the top 30% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.
  • Murry Bergtraum High School For Business Careers operates within the New York City Geographic # 2 School District.
  • New York City Geographic # 2 School District's 75% graduation rate is lower than the New York state average of 81%.

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School Overview

  • Murry Bergtraum High School For Business Careers's student population of 597 students has declined by 66% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 64% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students597 students
Murry Bergtraum High School For Business Careers Total Students (2006-2016)
Gender %Murry Bergtraum High School For Business Careers Gender
Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
Murry Bergtraum High School For Business Careers Total Teachers (2006-2016)
Students by GradeMurry Bergtraum High School For Business Careers Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Murry Bergtraum High School For Business Careers is ranked within the top 30% of all 4239 schools in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Murry Bergtraum High School For Business Careers is 0.61, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
49%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
46%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
Murry Bergtraum High School For Business Careers Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2016)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Murry Bergtraum High School For Business Careers American Indian Students (2012-2013)
Asian
11%
9%
Murry Bergtraum High School For Business Careers Asian Students (2006-2016)
Hispanic
39%
26%
Murry Bergtraum High School For Business Careers Black Students (2006-2016)
Black
48%
18%
Murry Bergtraum High School For Business Careers Black Students (2006-2016)
White
2%
44%
Murry Bergtraum High School For Business Careers White Students (2006-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsMurry Bergtraum High School For Business Careers All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.610.38
Murry Bergtraum High School For Business Careers Diversity Score (2006-2016)
Graduation Rate
49%
81%
Murry Bergtraum High School For Business Careers Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
44%
Murry Bergtraum High School For Business Careers Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
Murry Bergtraum High School For Business Careers Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Murry Bergtraum High School For Business Careers is New York City Geographic # 2 School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 771 school districts in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • New York City Geographic # 2 School District's student population of 60,627 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 75% has increased from 68% over five school years.
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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