John Adams High School

John Adams High School serves 1,238 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the OH average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
John Adams High School operates within the Cleveland Municipal School District.
The school district's 42% graduation rate is lower than the OH state average of 87%.

Overview

The student population of 1238 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,238 students
John Adams High School Total Students (2007-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
John Adams High School Total Classroom Teachers (2008-2012)
Students by Grade John Adams High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.79. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OH) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 18:1
John Adams High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2008-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
John Adams High School Hispanic (2011-2012)
Black
96%
17%
John Adams High School Black (2007-2012)
White
1%
73%
John Adams High School White (2011-2012)
All Ethnic Groups John Adams High School Sch Ethnicity John Adams 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.
0.08 0.79
John Adams High School Diversity Score (2009-2012)
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.
78%
37%
John Adams High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2012)
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.
1%
6%
John Adams High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 43,395 students has decreased by 13% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 42% has decreased from 93% over five years.
School District Name Cleveland Municipal School District
Number of Schools
Managed
100
3
Number of Students Managed 43,395 1,089
Cleveland Municipal School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 42% 87%
Cleveland Municipal School District Graduation Rate (2002-2009)
District Total Revenue $912 MM $12 MM
District Spending $926 MM $11 MM
Cleveland Municipal School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $18,258 $10,997
Cleveland Municipal School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,532 $10,473
Cleveland Municipal School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is George V. Voinovich Reclamation Academy (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Woodbury Elementary School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harvard Avenue Community School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Cleveland Harvard Avenue Community School
    Charter School
    12000 Harvard Ave
    Cleveland , OH , 44105
    (216)283-5100
    Charter School
    0.5  mi  |  633  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Cleveland Paul Revere Elementary School
    10706 Sandusky Ave
    Cleveland , OH , 44105
    (216)341-2172
    0.5  mi  |  445  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Cleveland Hope Academy Chapelside Campus
    Charter School
    3845 East 131st St
    Cleveland , OH , 44120
    (216)283-6589
    Charter School
    0.6  mi  |  440  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Cleveland Nathan Hale School
    3588 Martin Luther King Dr
    Cleveland , OH , 44105
    (216)295-3500
    0.6  mi  |  447  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Cleveland George V. Voinovich Reclamation Academy
    Charter School
    11801 Buckeye Rd
    Cleveland , OH , 44120
    (216)441-8264
    Charter School
    0.7  mi  |  54  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Cleveland, OH 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 0.29, which is higher than the Ohio average of 0.25. The most diverse school in Cleveland is Hope Academy Cuyahoga Campus. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Ohio or national school diversity statistics.