Junior High School 54 Booker T. Washington Junior High School

103 West 107th St, New York, NY 10025 | (212) 678-2861
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 814
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  • Mailing Address: 103 W 107th St, New York, NY 10025
  • Principal or Admin: Elana Elster

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 814
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 49.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 417 (51.2%)
  • Females: 397 (48.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Junior High School 54 Booker T. Washington Junior High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.1%
Black16720.5%
Asian8310.2%
Hispanic18122.2%
White38246.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Junior High School 54 Booker T. Washington Junior High School
  Number Percent
6th Grade27133.3%
7th Grade25531.3%
8th Grade23528.9%
Ungraded536.5%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 31-40%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
94.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
11.0%
District:
7.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
8.0%
District:
10.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
28.0%
District:
40.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
19.0%
District:
20.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
27.0%
District:
25.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
12.0%
District:
9.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
13.0%
District:
9.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
14.0%
District:
8.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Junior High School 54 Booker T. Washington Junior High School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on NYSTP state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies

NYSTP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201077.2%49.4%54.2%
200989.2%81.3%80.9%
200883.2%57.8%66.9%
 
Math Test
201084.5%60.3%61.3%
200990.1%81.0%83.0%
200890.4%73.5%79.4%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201080.2%55.2%50.0%
200993.7%77.1%80.3%
200874.2%67.1%70.0%
 
Math Test
201082.0%62.7%62.4%
200990.4%83.8%87.3%
200884.6%75.4%78.9%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201074.4%47.6%51.0%
200975.9%68.3%68.5%
200863.2%48.4%56.1%
 
Math Test
201076.3%53.6%54.8%
200986.0%77.3%80.2%
200871.3%57.8%69.8%
 
Science Test
201045.0%50.0%71.0%
200921.0%47.0%69.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201078.0%54.0%69.0%
200969.0%50.0%63.0%
 
Source: NY Department of Education 2009-2010

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