Pelham Gardens Middle School

2545 Gunther Ave
Bronx, NY 10469
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Pelham Gardens Middle School serves 452 students in grades 6-8.
Pelham Gardens Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (which is lower 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 35% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Pelham Gardens Middle School's student population of 452 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students452 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Rankings

Pelham Gardens Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 Pelham Gardens Middle School is 0.56, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#3615 out of 4228 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
3%
9%
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Hispanic
31%
27%
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Black
59%
17%
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White
4%
43%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.560.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #11 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Pelham Gardens Middle School is Equality Charter School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Junior High School 144 Michelangelo (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bronx Charter School For Better Learning Ii (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bronx Bronx Charter School For Better Learning Ii Charter School
    Grades: K-2 | 225 students
    0.0 miles
    2545 Gunther Ave
    Bronx, NY 10469
    (718) 655-6660
    0 K-2 225
  • Bronx Junior High School 144 Michelangelo Math: 28% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 491 students
    0.0 miles
    2545 Gunther Ave
    Bronx, NY 10469
    (718) 794-9749
    0 6-8 491
  • Bronx Icahn Charter School 5 Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 314 students
    0.5 miles
    1500 Pelham Pkwy S
    Bronx, NY 10461
    (718) 828-0034
    0.5 K-8 314
  • Bronx P.S. 97 Math: 45% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 659 students
    0.5 miles
    1375 Mace Ave
    Bronx, NY 10469
    (718) 655-4446
    0.5 K-5 659
  • Bronx Equality Charter School Charter School
    Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-12 | 638 students
    0.6 miles
    4140 Hutchinson River Pkwy E
    Bronx, NY 10475
    (718) 320-3032
    0.6 6-12 638

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