Berne-Knox-Westerlo Junior-High School

1738 Helderberg Trail, Berne, NY 12023 | (518) 872-1482
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Student Enrollment: 500
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Thomas Mcgurl
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 500
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 51.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 9.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 245 (49.0%)
  • Females: 253 (50.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 39 (7.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 34 (6.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 73 (14.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Berne-Knox-Westerlo Junior-High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black51.0%
Asian20.4%
Hispanic20.4%
White48997.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Berne-Knox-Westerlo Junior-High School
  Number Percent
7th Grade7915.8%
8th Grade6112.2%
9th Grade8617.2%
10th Grade8617.2%
11th Grade8617.2%
12th Grade9519.0%
Ungraded71.4%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
87.0%
District:
84.0%
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
83.0%
District:
83.0%
State:
83.0%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 11-20%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
95.0%
District:
94.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
6.0%
District:
4.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
2.0%
District:
1.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
4.0%
District:
2.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
4.0%
District:
3.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
3.0%
District:
2.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
6.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
20.0%
District:
19.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
11.0%
District:
15.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
25.0%
District:
13.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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