Junior High School 127 Castle Hill

1560 Purdy St, Bronx, NY 10462 | (718) 892-8600
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 734
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Harry Sherman
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: 734
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 50.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 370 (50.4%)
  • Females: 364 (49.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Junior High School 127 Castle Hill Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian60.8%
Black22831.1%
Asian13318.1%
Hispanic34847.4%
White192.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Junior High School 127 Castle Hill
  Number Percent
6th Grade19827.0%
7th Grade23832.4%
8th Grade21929.8%
Ungraded7910.8%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 81-90%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
91.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
7.0%
District:
5.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
4.0%
District:
2.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
14.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
19.0%
District:
9.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
15.0%
District:
7.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
4.0%
District:
8.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
35.0%
District:
39.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
12.0%
District:
12.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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