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John Ericsson Middle School 126
Public Middle
424 Leonard Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222
District 14
2013 Progress Report: A
Needs Index
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Overview School details from the principal and InsideSchools.org
Review from InsideSchools.org
  • What’s Special: Dedicated, energetic school leaders and educators with a plan to improve school; growing community interest and support.
  • The Downside: Challenging student body with many needs.
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Performance Student scores on standardized tests, city measures of school improvement and graduation rates
Middle School Performance Summary
Combined performance on state English and Mathematics exams.
4
Average
Standardized Test Scores
6th Grade English
Average score.
279 / 425 Average
6th Grade Math
Average score.
281 / 425 Average
7th Grade English
Average score.
275 / 425 Below Average
7th Grade Math
Average score.
276 / 425 Below Average
8th Grade English
Average score.
278 / 425 Average
8th Grade Math
Average score.
283 / 425 Average
Department of Education Progress Reports
Performance Score
Middle Schools
13.2 / 25 Average
Progress Score
Middle Schools
53.0 / 60 Above Average
Learning Environment Score
Middle Schools
13.5 / 15 Above Average
Satisfaction Satisfaction scores from city surveys of parents, teachers and students, and measures of the quality of school staffing
Satisfaction Level
Results of a city survey of parents, teachers and students.
3
Below Average
Satisfaction with School Environment
Academic Expectations
Response to city survey regarding the school's academic environment.
7.1 / 10 Below Average
Safety
City survey responses regarding the school's safety.
6.9 / 10 Average
Engagement
City survey responses regarding the engagement level of parents, teachers and students.
6.7 / 10 Below Average
Communications
City survey responses regarding the school's communications.
6.5 / 10 Below Average
Diversity Racial and ethnic breakdown of the student body
Diversity Score
The likelihood that two students selected randomly would be of different races or ethnicities.
5
Average
Diversity
Asian
5%
Black
24%
Hispanic
68%
Native American
< 1%
White
3%
About the School
Staffing
Student-Teacher Ratio
The number of students divided by the number on the teaching staff.
8 : 1 / 30
Middle School Class Size
Average number of students per classroom, grades 6, 7 and 8.
18.5 / 50 Above Average
School Crowding
Overcrowding in schools, measured by the ratio of enrollment to capacity.
51.1 / 250 Below Average
Average Teacher Pay
Average salary, general education teacher.
$69,590 Average
Experienced Teachers
The percentage of teachers with five or more years of classroom experience.
65% Average
Teachers With a Master's Degree
The percentage of teachers with master's degrees.
83% Average
Students
Elementary/Middle School Attendance Rate
Annual daily student attendance rate.
94% Average
English Language Learners
The percentage of students for whom English is a second language.
20%
Special Education
The percentage of students with Individualized Education Plans.
36%
Recent Immigrant Rate
The percentage of recent immigrants attending this school.
2%
Student Stability Rate
The percentage of students remaining in school from year to year.
94%
Temporary Housing Rate
The percentage of students without stable living situations.
3%
Male
The percentage of students who are male.
56%
Female
The percentage of students who are female.
44%