Port Jervis Middle School

118 East Main St, Port Jervis, NY 12771 | (845) 858-3148
  • Grades: 7-8
  • Student Enrollment: 453
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School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 118 E Main St, Port Jervis, NY 12771
  • Principal or Admin: Cynthia Benedict
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 453
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 40.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 235 (51.9%)
  • Females: 218 (48.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 58 (12.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 201 (44.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 259 (57.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Port Jervis Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.4%
Black408.8%
Asian20.4%
Hispanic398.6%
White37081.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Port Jervis Middle School
  Number Percent
7th Grade22750.1%
8th Grade22649.9%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 51-60%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
92.0%
District:
91.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
16.0%
District:
11.0%
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:
2.0%
District:
1.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
4.0%
District:
2.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
4.0%
District:
1.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
10.0%
District:
8.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
10.0%
District:
18.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
10.0%
District:
10.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
20.0%
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 Port Jervis Middle School performed on average worse than many 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 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201039.3%38.1%50.0%
200968.0%68.0%80.3%
200867.2%65.6%70.0%
 
Math Test
201053.6%51.9%62.4%
200984.1%84.1%87.3%
200880.6%79.1%78.9%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201037.3%36.1%51.0%
200954.6%53.3%68.5%
200844.6%43.5%56.1%
 
Math Test
201031.8%30.8%54.8%
200971.6%70.2%80.2%
200859.6%57.8%69.8%
 
Science Test
201069.0%68.0%71.0%
200970.0%68.0%69.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201059.0%58.0%69.0%
200957.0%57.0%63.0%
 
Source: NY Department of Education 2009-2010

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