Dewitt Clinton High School

Dewitt Clinton High School serves 3,601 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 53%.
Dewitt Clinton High School operates within the New York City School District.
The school district's 79% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 3601 students has declined by 18% over five years.
The teacher population of 207 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 3,601 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 207 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 13:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
6%
8%
Hispanic
59%
24%
Black
32%
19%
White
2%
47%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.55 0.36
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.
9%
41%
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.
n/a
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 60,968 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 79% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name New York City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
81
3
Number of Students Managed 60,968 1,015
Graduation Rate 79% 86%
District Total Revenue n/a $29 MM
District Spending n/a $29 MM
District Revenue / Student n/a $21,692
District Spending / Student n/a $21,514
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bronx High School Of Science (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Junior High School 80 The Mosholu Parkway (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ampark Neighborhood Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • BronxAmpark Neighborhood Elementary School
    3961b Hillman Ave
    BronxNY 10463
    (718)548-3451
    0.2 mi | 296 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • BronxP.S. 95 Sheila Mencher
    3961 Hillman Ave
    BronxNY 10463
    (718)796-9200
    0.2 mi | 1291 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • BronxBronx High School Of Science
    75 West 205th St
    BronxNY 10468
    (718)817-7700
    0.4 mi | 3054 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • BronxP.S. 51 Bronx New School
    695 East 182nd St
    BronxNY 10457
    (718)733-0347
    0.4 mi | 252 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • BronxPs/ms 280 Mosholu Parkway Elementary School
    1 Negative Reviews
    3202 Steuben Ave
    BronxNY 10467
    (718)405-6360
    0.4 mi | 847 students | Gr. KG-8                      

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