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About This School

Manhattan Jr High School is a public middle school in Manhattan. The principal of Manhattan Jr High School is Mr. Ron Pacheco. 264 children attend Manhattan Jr High School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Hispanic. 0.3% of the Manhattan Jr High School students are "limited in English proficiency." 9% of the 264 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 14% have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Manhattan Jr High School is 19:1. St Joseph is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Photography
    • Theater drama
    • Video film production
  • Languages Taught

    • French
    • German
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Badminton
    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Cross country
    • Field hockey
    • Football
    • Golf
    • Gymnastics
    • Lacrosse
    • P.E. classes
    • Rock climbing
    • Rugby
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Tennis
    • Track
    • Ultimate Frisbee
    • Volleyball
    • Wrestling
    • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 85% 89%
Multiracial 2% %
Hispanic 12% 7%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.7% 0.5%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 0.2% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 14% 9%
Limited English proficiency 0.3% 0.2%
Economically disadvantaged 9% 9%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    great educators who care and strive for excellence in their students. My daughter and her friends received a great educational experience at MJH

  • (5 years ago)

    A lot of the teachers have their own agendas and really take advantage of their captive audience. Only two of the core classes are separated by ability level the rest of the classes are mixed levels. This has proven to be extremely frustrating for those who want to be challenged in a certain subject and are forced to 'stay with the rest of the class.' The activities are lacking and none of the students want to be involved. I'm sure there are some things I learned at this school but the bad definitely outweighs the good.

  • (5 years ago)

    I am a student at MJHS and the Teachers and principle are awesome.

  • (6 years ago)

    I am a former student of this school. To be completely honest with you I learned more in 1-5 grade than I did in this school. The teachers insist on punishing the students instead of teaching them....

  • (6 years ago)

    This is a great school. I have watched my children grow and learn so much. The students are put into classes and in core subjects their placement is based upon ability- which has been very helpful with my children. The teachers are great the extra curriculuar activities are great. I teach in another district and I cannot say enough positive things about this school.

  • (7 years ago)

    this is the worst school my child has ever been in um the athletics are strongly lacking.

  • (7 years ago)

    I am very happy with Manhattan Jr. High School! The teachers & staff sincerely care about the students (beyond academic grades). Music art and sports are excellent here also.

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