Secondary School for Journalism

237 7th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215 | (718) 832-4201
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Student Enrollment: 442
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Abbie Reif
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 442
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 33.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 175 (39.6%)
  • Females: 267 (60.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Secondary School for Journalism Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.7%
Black19143.2%
Asian265.9%
Hispanic20546.4%
White173.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Secondary School for Journalism
  Number Percent
6th Grade163.6%
7th Grade184.1%
8th Grade4810.9%
9th Grade8719.7%
10th Grade8218.6%
11th Grade8318.8%
12th Grade7917.9%
Ungraded296.6%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
66.0%
District:
57.0%
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
53.0%
District:
56.0%
State:
83.0%
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
5.0%
District:
5.0%
State:
3.0%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 81-90%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
85.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
7.0%
District:
4.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
3.0%
District:
1.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
12.0%
District:
8.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
12.0%
District:
11.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
10.0%
District:
10.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
28.0%
District:
16.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
38.0%
District:
21.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
27.0%
District:
37.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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