Junior High School 166 George Gershwin

800 Van Siclen Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11207 | (718) 649-0765
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 559
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Maria Ortega
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: 559
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 32.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 305 (54.6%)
  • Females: 254 (45.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Junior High School 166 George Gershwin Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black42876.6%
Asian20.4%
Hispanic12722.7%
White10.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Junior High School 166 George Gershwin
  Number Percent
6th Grade10919.5%
7th Grade17030.4%
8th Grade20236.1%
Ungraded7814.0%
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:
3.0%
District:
6.0%
State:
3.0%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
89.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
11.0%
District:
5.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
9.0%
District:
2.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
9.0%
District:
8.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
10.0%
District:
9.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
11.0%
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:
21.0%
District:
40.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
24.0%
District:
20.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
36.0%
District:
28.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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