Jamaica Gateway to the Sciences



Jamaica Gateway to the Sciences Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jamaica Gateway to the Sciences Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 124
10 122
11 21
12 40

Jamaica Gateway to the Sciences is a public high school of the New York City Geographic District #28 School District located in Jamaica, NY. It has 307 students in grades 9th through 12th. Jamaica Gateway to the Sciences is the 1,080th largest public high school in New York and the 14,344th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.4 to 1.

Total Students: 307
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.75

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Jamaica Gateway to the Sciences Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 156
(51%)
8,666
(51%)
 Male 151
(49%)
8,215
(49%)

Jamaica Gateway to the Sciences Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 127
(41%)
4,547
(27%)
 Asian 114
(37%)
5,198
(31%)
 Hispanic 40
(13%)
4,092
(24%)
 Two or More 9
(3%)
94
(1%)
 White 7
(2%)
2,704
(16%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(2%)
94
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
152
(1%)

Jamaica Gateway to the Sciences Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 220
(72%)
4,975
(29%)
 Not Eligible 63
(21%)
10,984
(65%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(8%)
922
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Jamaica Gateway to the Sciences is ranked 617th out of 0 ranked schools in New York, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jamaica Gateway to the Sciences students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 41.1%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Compare Jamaica Gateway to the Sciences to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,281.0% 12.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 79.5%
 

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