Middle School (M.s.) 255 Salk School of Science

320 East 20th St, New York, NY 10003 | (212) 614-8785
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 406
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 320 E 20th St, New York, NY 10003
  • Principal or Admin: Jennifer Goodwin

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 406
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 24.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 187 (46.1%)
  • Females: 219 (53.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Middle School (M.s.) 255 Salk School of Science Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black399.6%
Asian8621.2%
Hispanic4912.1%
White23156.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Middle School (M.s.) 255 Salk School of Science
  Number Percent
6th Grade11929.3%
7th Grade12430.5%
8th Grade12129.8%
Ungraded4210.3%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 11-20%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
96.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
3.0%
District:
5.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
12.0%
District:
11.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
35.0%
District:
44.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
20.0%
District:
15.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
20.0%
District:
18.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
8.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
5.0%
District:
8.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
7.0%
District:
6.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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