School Details

Community Action School Ms 258

154 West 93rd Street, New York, NY 10025
(212) 678-5888
4

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 259 students 12 students/teacher (NY avg is 13)

Test Scores by grade

8%
29%
22%
38%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See http://www.engageny.org/sites/default/files/resource/attachments/test_score_release_letter_to_parents.pdf from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes. In 2013-2014 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. At present 2013-14 results are available only for English language arts and math. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to mee
  • This school in 2014
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

9%
29%
8%
33%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See http://www.engageny.org/sites/default/files/resource/attachments/test_score_release_letter_to_parents.pdf from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes. In 2013-2014 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. At present 2013-14 results are available only for English language arts and math. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to mee
  • This school in 2014
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

19%
36%
21%
22%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See http://www.engageny.org/sites/default/files/resource/attachments/test_score_release_letter_to_parents.pdf from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes. In 2013-2014 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. At present 2013-14 results are available only for English language arts and math. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to mee
  • This school in 2014
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Community Action School Ms 258 is a public middle school in New York. The principal of Community Action School Ms 258 is PRINCIPAL - MR. JOHN CURRY, whose e-mail is jcurry2@schools.nyc.gov. 259 students go to Community Action School Ms 258 and identify as Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 8% of the Community Action School Ms 258 students have "limited English proficiency." 79% of the 259 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Community Action School Ms 258 is 12:1. Ps 333 Manhattan School For Children is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Orchestra

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Track

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 51% %
Hispanic 46% %
White, non-Hispanic 2% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% %
Multiracial 0% %
Asian 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 79% None%
Limited English proficiency 8% None%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (3 years ago)

    Im a sixth grade student that goes to this school.I love this school its fun and kids would love all there teachers.this school helped me improve in all of my subjects

  • (5 years ago)

    I am a 7th grade student in this middle school and i have to say it will be one of the best public middle school if you'll attend.The teachers in this school really really care about you. The teachers really force students to try their hardest to attend an excellent highschool they really know how to prepare you well. You will lov the area of this school since its around everything the train bus stores parks and much more. So.I really reccomend attending this middle school its fun(especially spirit week) has excellent teachers great students !!(the students in this school are really awesome and nice they can become real good friends!!)

  • (6 years ago)

    Excellent staff principal and administration. Teachers direct students to challenge themselves. Parents are included in a partnership that keeps them up to date with childrens progress. Student accountability is a core principle and helps the students to excel.

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