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J.H.S. 291 Roland Hayes

Grades: 6-8
231 Palmetto Street
Brooklyn NY 11221
Phone: 718-574-0361

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J.H.S. 291 Roland Hayes in Bushwick is a neighborhood school serving grades 6 through 8.

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?
76%
75% Citywide Average
How many students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?
78%
82% Citywide Average
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
55%
52% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
76%
82% Citywide Average
How many teachers say they would recommend this school to other families?
71%
81% Citywide Average

From 2017-18 NY State Report Card

How many students were suspended?
4%
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?
79%
75% Citywide Average
Years of principal experience at this school
3.7

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?
16%
37% Citywide Average
How many middle school students scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
17%
42% Citywide Average

From 2018 Middle School Directory

What high schools do most graduates attend?
EBC High School for Public Service-Bushwick, Academy for Environmental Leadership, and Math, Engineering, and Science Academy Charter High School

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

How many 8th-graders earn high school credit?
40%
32% Citywide Average

Who does this school serve?

From 2018-19 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
290
Asian
1%
Black
14%
Hispanic
83%
White
1%
Other
0%
Free or reduced priced lunch
95%
Students with disabilities
28%
English language learners
29%

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

Average daily attendance
89%
93% Citywide Average
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
39%
23% Citywide Average

From 2018 School Directories

Uniforms required?
No
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?
5%
14% Citywide Average
How many students with disabilities scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
2%
15% Citywide Average
How many English language learners scored 3-4 on the state math exam?
4%
14% Citywide Average
How many English language learners scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
0%
6% Citywide Average


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Contact & Location

Location

Bushwick (District 32)
Trains: M Line to Knickerbocker Ave; L Line to Myrtle Ave-Wyckoff Ave
Buses: B13, B26, B52, B54, B60, Q55, Q58

Contact

Principal
Janice Bruce
Parent Coordinator
Francisco Gonzalez

Other Details

Shared campus?
Yes
This school shares the building with Bushwick Community HS and the Math, Engineering, and Science Academy Charter HS
Uniforms required?
No
Metal detectors?
Yes

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

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