Ms 255 Salk School Of Science

Overview

Student Enrollment
366
Best Middle School in New York
#2
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 6th grade to 9th grade
School District NEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT # 2
Type Public
 Phone (212)614-8785
 Location 319 E 19TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10003
Charter School No

Ms 255 Salk School Of Science has an academic rating significantly above the average for New York middle schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 2nd in the best public middle schools in New York.

Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.

Racial Demographics

The Ms 255 Salk School Of Science student body is primarily White with a sizeable Asian Pacific population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White63.7%233
Black3.8%14
Hispanic8.5%31
Asian Pacific21.3%78
Native American Indian0.3%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races2.5%9

Family Income

vs. other New York middle schools
Upper 10.2%

9% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the New York middle school median of 44.9%. By this measure, MS 255 SALK SCHOOL OF SCIENCE students are largely upper income and rank 82nd in New York for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
6th Grade130
7th Grade121
8th Grade115
Total366

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
90%
Rank in New York
2nd
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at Ms 255 Salk School Of Science scored an average 90% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the New York State Education Department. Performance is significantly above the state middle school median of 33% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 1.1% of New York middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls90% to 94%*95% or more*
Boys85% to 89%*85% to 89%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander95% or more*95% or more*
Black50% or more*50% or more*
Hispanic60% to 79%*60% to 79%*
Multiracial50% or more*50% or more*
White90% to 94%*90% to 94%*
With Disabilites50% to 59%*50% to 59%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Location

Ms 255 Salk School Of Science
319 E 19TH ST
NEW YORK, NY
10003
(212)614-8785

10 out of 10 1

District

NEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT # 2
NEW YORK, NY