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M.S. 302 Luisa Dessus Cruz

Grades: 6-8
681 Kelly Street
Bronx NY 10455
Phone: 718-292-6070

Our Insights

MS 302 is a neighborhood school where children may study Latin percussion with the Bronx Essemble, or dance with the National Dance Institute, according to the middle school directory. Students are expected to visit 10 colleges and complete 30 hours of community service.

The school shares a building with Girls Prep Bronx Charter Elementary School.

Admissions: Neighborhood school. (May 2019)

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School Stats

Citywide Average Key
This school is Better Near Worse than the citywide average

Is this school safe and well-run?

From 2018-19 NYC School Survey

How many teachers say order and discipline are maintained at this school?
71%
75% Citywide Average
How many students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?
89%
82% Citywide Average
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
45%
52% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
70%
82% Citywide Average
How many teachers say they would recommend this school to other families?
73%
81% Citywide Average

From 2017-18 NY State Report Card

How many students were suspended?
2%
3% Citywide Average

From this school's most recent Quality Review Report

Are teachers effective?

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

How many teachers have 3 or more years of experience teaching?
48%
75% Citywide Average
Years of principal experience at this school
7.9

How do students perform academically?

From 2018 State ELA+Math Results Summary

How many middle school students scored 3-4 on the state math exam?
28%
37% Citywide Average
How many middle school students scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
27%
42% Citywide Average

From 2018 Middle School Directory

What high schools do most graduates attend?
Harry S Truman High School, Metropolitan High School, The, and New Visions Charter High School for Advanced Math and Science II

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

How many 8th-graders earn high school credit?
12%
32% Citywide Average

Who does this school serve?

From 2018-19 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
482
Asian
0%
Black
21%
Hispanic
76%
White
1%
Other
1%
Free or reduced priced lunch
97%
Students with disabilities
29%
English language learners
21%

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

Average daily attendance
91%
93% Citywide Average
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
31%
23% Citywide Average

From 2018 School Directories

Uniforms required?
No

How does this school serve special populations?

From 2018 State ELA+Math Results Summary

How many students with disabilities scored 3-4 on the state math exam?
10%
14% Citywide Average
How many students with disabilities scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
9%
15% Citywide Average
How many English language learners scored 3-4 on the state math exam?
9%
14% Citywide Average
How many English language learners scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
8%
6% Citywide Average


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Contact & Location

Location

Longwood (District 8)
Trains: 6 Line to East 149th St; 2 Line, 5 Line to Prospect Ave
Buses: Bx17, Bx19, Bx4, Bx46, Bx4A, Bx6

Contact

Principal
Liza Ortiz
Parent Coordinator
Mike Mercedes

Other Details

Shared campus?
Yes
This school shares the building with Girls Prep Bronx Charter Elementary School
Uniforms required?
No
Metal detectors?
No

Zone for the 2019-2020 school year. Call school to confirm.

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