Dewitt Clinton High School

Dewitt Clinton High School serves 4,195 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 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 52%.
Dewitt Clinton High School operates within the New York City Geographic #10 School District.
The school district's 79% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 4195 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 221 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 4,195 students
Dewitt Clinton High School Total Students (2006-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 221 teachers
Dewitt Clinton High School Total Classroom Teachers (2006-2012)
Students by Grade Dewitt Clinton High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 1.03. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 13:1
Dewitt Clinton High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2006-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
6%
8%
Dewitt Clinton High School Asian (2006-2012)
Hispanic
59%
23%
Dewitt Clinton High School Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
30%
19%
Dewitt Clinton High School Black (2006-2012)
White
2%
48%
Dewitt Clinton High School White (2006-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Dewitt Clinton High School Sch Ethnicity Dewitt Clinton High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.56 1.03
Dewitt Clinton High School Diversity Score (2006-2012)
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.
68%
42%
Dewitt Clinton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2012)
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.
5%
7%
Dewitt Clinton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 54,772 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 79% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #10 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
78
3
Number of Students Managed 54,772 1,100
New York City Geographic  #10 School District Number of Students Managed (2004-2012)
Graduation Rate 79% 86%
New York City Geographic  #10 School District Graduation Rate (2007-2009)
District Total Revenue n/a n/a
District Spending n/a n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a $0
District Spending / Student n/a $0
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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
  • Bronx Ampark Neighborhood Elementary School
    3961b Hillman Ave
    Bronx , NY , 10463
    (718)548-3451
    0.2  mi  |  268  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Bronx P.S. 95 Sheila Mencher
    3961 Hillman Ave
    Bronx , NY , 10463
    (718)796-9200
    0.2  mi  |  1229  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Bronx Bronx High School Of Science
    75 West 205th St
    Bronx , NY , 10468
    (718)817-7700
    0.4  mi  |  3013  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Bronx P.S. 51 Bronx New School
    695 East 182nd St
    Bronx , NY , 10457
    (718)733-0347
    0.4  mi  |  225  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Bronx P.S. Ms 280 Mosholu Parkway
    3202 Steuben Ave
    Bronx , NY , 10467
    (718)405-6360
    0.4  mi  |  870  students  |  Gr.  KG-8

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Bronx, NY public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.53, which is higher than the New York average of 0.35. The most diverse school in Bronx is P.S. 97. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New York or national school diversity statistics.