New School for Leadership and Journalism

120 West 231st St, Bronx, NY 10463 | (718) 601-2869
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 744
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 120 W 231st St, Bronx, NY 10463
  • Principal or Admin: Dolores Peterson
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: 744
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 49.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 411 (55.2%)
  • Females: 333 (44.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
New School for Leadership and Journalism Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black11415.3%
Asian314.2%
Hispanic58678.8%
White131.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For New School for Leadership and Journalism
  Number Percent
6th Grade11415.3%
7th Grade24633.1%
8th Grade30440.9%
Ungraded8010.8%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 91-100%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
2.0%
District:
4.0%
State:
3.0%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
90.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
4.0%
District:
4.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
4.0%
District:
3.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
4.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
4.0%
District:
8.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
5.0%
District:
7.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
10.0%
District:
10.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
26.0%
District:
37.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
13.0%
District:
15.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
16.0%
District:
18.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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