John Adams High School

John Adams High School serves 2,786 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
John Adams High School operates within the New York City Geographic #27 School District.
New York City Geographic #27 School District's 56% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

The student population of 2786 students has declined by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 178 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,786 students
John Adams High School Total Students (2006-2014)
Gender % John Adams High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 178 teachers
John Adams High School Total Teachers (2006-2014)
Students by Grade John Adams High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
John Adams High School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2014)
American Indian
5%
1%
John Adams High School American Indian Students (2011-2014)
Asian
26%
9%
John Adams High School Asian Students (2006-2014)
Hispanic
39%
25%
John Adams High School Black Students (2006-2014)
Black
27%
18%
John Adams High School Black Students (2006-2014)
White
3%
46%
John Adams High School White Students (2006-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.71 0.69
John Adams High School Diversity Score (2006-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
78%
42%
John Adams High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
5%
John Adams High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2014)

District Comparison

New York City Geographic #27 School District's student population of 44,106 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 56% has decreased from 87% over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #27 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
61
3
Number of Students Managed 44,106 923
New York City Geographic  #27 School District Students Managed (2005-2014)
Graduation Rate 56% 87%
New York City Geographic  #27 School District Graduation Rate (2008-2014)
District Total Revenue n/a n/a
District Spending n/a n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a n/a
District Spending / Student n/a n/a
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is High Sch-construction, Trades, Engineering & Archi (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Middle School 137 America's School Of Heroes (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 65 Raymond York Elementary School (the) (0.3 miles away)
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