Junior High School 8 Richard S. Grossley

10835 167th St, Jamaica, NY 11433 | (718) 739-6883
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 719
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 108-35 167th St, Jamaica, NY 11433
  • Principal or Admin: Angela Green
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: 719
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 54.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 403 (56.1%)
  • Females: 316 (43.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Junior High School 8 Richard S. Grossley Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian71.0%
Black48968.0%
Asian9212.8%
Hispanic11816.4%
White131.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Junior High School 8 Richard S. Grossley
  Number Percent
6th Grade689.5%
7th Grade25134.9%
8th Grade27438.1%
Ungraded12617.5%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 71-80%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
2.0%
District:
3.0%
State:
3.0%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
89.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
9.0%
District:
5.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
4.0%
District:
1.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
15.0%
District:
4.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
12.0%
District:
6.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
13.0%
District:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
7.0%
District:
6.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
38.0%
District:
52.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
22.0%
District:
11.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
16.0%
District:
12.0%
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 8 Richard S. Grossley 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
201022.7%51.5%54.2%
200943.0%80.5%80.9%
200826.4%64.7%66.9%
 
Math Test
201029.0%60.1%61.3%
200944.3%83.0%83.0%
200848.4%82.5%79.4%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201012.6%43.4%50.0%
200960.7%77.5%80.3%
200850.4%67.4%70.0%
 
Math Test
201026.2%55.5%62.4%
200972.8%84.7%87.3%
200857.2%75.1%78.9%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201017.0%43.2%51.0%
200945.3%64.1%68.5%
200837.8%51.9%56.1%
 
Math Test
201020.9%49.7%54.8%
200967.8%74.9%80.2%
200849.1%67.1%69.8%
 
Science Test
201033.0%56.0%71.0%
200936.0%53.0%69.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201013.0%48.0%69.0%
200916.0%43.0%63.0%
 
Source: NY Department of Education 2009-2010

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