Junior High School 162 Willoughby

1390 Willoughby Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237 | (718) 821-4860
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 629
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Barbara Demartino
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: 629
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 48.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 329 (52.3%)
  • Females: 300 (47.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Junior High School 162 Willoughby Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.3%
Black345.4%
Asian274.3%
Hispanic56089.0%
White61.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Junior High School 162 Willoughby
  Number Percent
6th Grade15725.0%
7th Grade21734.5%
8th Grade18429.3%
Ungraded7111.3%
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:
1.0%
District:
6.0%
State:
3.0%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
90.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
21.0%
District:
7.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
2.0%
District:
2.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
20.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
21.0%
District:
9.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
14.0%
District:
8.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
12.0%
District:
8.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
29.0%
District:
36.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
13.0%
District:
13.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
15.0%
District:
21.0%
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 162 Willoughby performed on average much worse than most 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
201020.5%34.5%54.2%
200966.2%70.4%80.9%
200832.1%47.5%66.9%
 
Math Test
201028.4%46.8%61.3%
200968.1%75.3%83.0%
200853.8%69.5%79.4%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201019.6%32.1%50.0%
200956.4%63.5%80.3%
200837.1%51.7%70.0%
 
Math Test
201037.7%46.5%62.4%
200969.8%76.4%87.3%
200859.4%62.8%78.9%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201014.1%28.8%51.0%
200941.2%52.4%68.5%
200829.0%38.7%56.1%
 
Math Test
201023.9%36.8%54.8%
200968.7%67.8%80.2%
200851.4%51.9%69.8%
 
Science Test
201027.0%49.0%71.0%
200931.0%44.0%69.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201030.0%46.0%69.0%
200923.0%34.0%63.0%
 
Source: NY Department of Education 2009-2010

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