Sunday, December 15, 2019
Middle School Murder Suspects Go To A Poorly Performing School
The alleged murder suspects who mugged and killed 18 year old Tessa Majors attend a poorly performing middle school. According to the New York Post article. The school demographics for the latest school year (2018-19 ) is 51% Black, 28% Hispanic, 13% White and 3% Asian. Academically, only 12% were proficient in Math and 26% were proficient in English. The City average for the State tests are 46% and 51% respectively.
The middle school the three suspects attend is called PS 180, a K to 8 school, and the students complain about bullying and staff complain about student discipline issues. The trust factor is below the City average and the majority of teachers are non-tenured Here is the Inside School's Snapshot of the school's quality report.