J.H.S. 143 Eleanor Roosevelt

511 WEST 182ND STREET
MANHATTAN NY 10033 Map
Phone: (212) 927-7739
Admissions: Neighborhood
Wheelchair accessible
Principal: Lakisha Mcdaniel Luke
Neighborhood: Washington Heights
District: 6
Grade range: 06 thru 08
Parent Coordinator: CECILIA ANGLERO

What's special:

Kids say teachers care about them

The downside:

Parents complain of fights and bullying

InsideSchools Review

Our review:

A large percentage of children at IS 143 speak English as a Second Language. Many come from the Dominican Republic, and some have had a spotty record of school attendance in their home country.

The enrollment of IS 143 decreased dramatically from 1,500 in 2006 to fewer than 500 in 2013. The decline in enrollment is caused by two factors: gentrification, which has forced many families to move to cheaper neighborhoods in the Bronx, and the growth of school choice, which has allowed parents to enroll their children in other schools in the district.

IS 143 shares a building with the Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School, a popular and successful school serving grades 6-12.

IS 143 parents complain about fights and bullying and 30 percent say there is gang activity in the school, according to the Learning Environment Survey

On the positive side, students overwhelming say their teachers care about them and three-quarters say their teachers make them excited about learning, the survey said.

The school is part of the Middle School Quality Initiative, an extended day program designed to boost children’s reading skills.

Admissions: Neighborhood school.  (Clara Hemphill, DOE statistics and web reports , November 2013)

 

InsideStats

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At a glance

Shared campus? Yes

This school shares its building

Number of Students 446

Average Daily Attendance 92%

Uniforms? Yes

Students at this school

Asian

  
0%

Black

  
1%

Hispanic

  
96%

White

  
3%

Free Lunch

  
100%

Special ed

  
20%

English Language Learners

  
47%

INCOMING STUDENTS' PROFICIENCY: 2.44 2.80 CITYWIDE AVERAGE


1 = Far below grade level 2 = Below grade level 3 = At grade level 4 = Above grade level

Safety & vibe

DO STUDENTS LIKE THE SCHOOL?

How many students say their teachers inspire them to learn?

77% 66% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

How many students say this school offers enough programs to keep them interested?

83% 75% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

ARE KIDS NICE?

How many students complain about bullying?

62% 71% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

How many students say students at their school respect one another?

64% 56% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

How many teachers say order and discipline are maintained in the school?

68% 77% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

DO TEACHERS LIKE THE SCHOOL?

How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?

76% 80% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

How many teachers would recommend this school to other parents?

72% 80% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

ARE CLASSES BIG?

Number of students in an average english class

27 26 CITYWIDE AVERAGE

How many students are chronically absent?

28% 25% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

Academics

Percent of students who scored 3 or 4 on the 2013 math exam

7% 27% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

Percent of students who scored 3 or 4 on the 2013 ela exam

8% 25% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

Percent of students who scored 3 or 4 on the 2013 science exam

29% 51% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

HS Prep

How many 8th graders pass high school regents exams?

Percent of 8th graders who take and pass the algebra regents:

20% 19% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

Percent of 8th graders who take and pass a science regents:

15% 13% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

How do graduates do in 9th grade?

Percent who pass all their classes freshman year:

79% 84% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

Special ed & ELL

How well does this school serve students with disabilities?

Percent of self-contained students who scored 3 or 4 on the 2013 math exam:

0% 2% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

Percent of self-contained students who scored 3 or 4 on the 2013 ELA exam:

0% 1% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

Percent of ICT students who scored 3 or 4 on the 2013 math exam:

10% 5% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

Percent of ICT students who scored 3 or 4 on the 2013 ELA exam:

5% 4% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

Percent of SETSS students who scored 3 or 4 on the 2013 math exam:

0% 7% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

Percent of SETSS students who scored 3 or 4 on the 2013 ELA exam:

0% 6% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

How well does this school serve English language learners?

Percent of ell students who scored 3 or 4 on the 2013 ELA exam:

0% 1% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

Percent of former ell students who scored 3 or 4 on the 2013 ELA exam:

6% 11% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

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