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J.H.S. 162 The Willoughby

Grades: 6-8
1390 Willoughby Avenue
Brooklyn NY 11237
Phone: 718-821-4860

Our Insights

J.H.S. 162 The Willoughby in Bushwick is a neighborhood school serving grades 6 through 8. The school is in its own building.

This school prepares students well to progress to the next grade and helps them improve their test scores, as compared to other schools with similar students. The principal has been leading this school since 2014.

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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?
43%
75% Citywide Average
How many students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?
90%
82% Citywide Average
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
38%
52% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
64%
82% Citywide Average
How many teachers say they would recommend this school to other families?
57%
81% Citywide Average

From 2017-18 NY State Report Card

How many students were suspended?
1%
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?
63%
75% Citywide Average
Years of principal experience at this school
4.0

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?
26%
37% Citywide Average
How many middle school students scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
31%
42% Citywide Average

From 2018 Middle School Directory

What high schools do most graduates attend?
The Academy of Urban Planning and Engineering, EBC High School for Public Service - Bushwick, and The Brooklyn School for Social Justice
Accelerated courses offered for high school credit
Algebra I,Living Environment

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

How many 8th-graders earn high school credit?
13%
32% Citywide Average

Who does this school serve?

From 2018-19 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
317
Asian
4%
Black
5%
Hispanic
89%
White
2%
Other
1%
Free or reduced priced lunch
87%
Students with disabilities
21%
English language learners
21%

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

Average daily attendance
92%
93% Citywide Average
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
26%
23% Citywide Average

From 2018 School Directories

Uniforms required?
Yes
This school offers Transitional Bilingual Education in Spanish.

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?
11%
14% Citywide Average
How many students with disabilities scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
18%
15% Citywide Average
How many English language learners scored 3-4 on the state math exam?
3%
14% Citywide Average
How many English language learners scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
2%
6% Citywide Average


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Contact & Location

Location

Bushwick (District 32)
Trains: L Line to Jefferson St
Buses: B13, B38, B57, Q54

Contact

Principal
Amanda Lazerson
Parent Coordinator
Amanda Lazerson

Other Details

Shared campus?
No
This school is in its own building.
Uniforms required?
Yes
Metal detectors?
No

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

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