2545 Gunther Ave
Bronx, NY 10469
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Pelham Gardens Middle School serves 416 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 12:1 is equal to the New York state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 416 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Pelham Gardens Middle School's student population of 416 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
416 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 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 0.58, 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
#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 Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
4%
10%
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Hispanic
34%
28%
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Black
55%
17%
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White
5%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
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 (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 416 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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