Health Opportunities High School

Health Opportunities High School serves 587 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
Health Opportunities High School operates within the New York City Geographic # 7 School District.
The school district's 76% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 587 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 587 students
Health Opportunities High School Total Students (2006-2012)
Gender % 27% Male / 73%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Health Opportunities High School Total Classroom Teachers (2006-2012)
Students by Grade Health Opportunities High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 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 18:1 13:1
Health Opportunities High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2006-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
8%
Health Opportunities High School Asian (2006-2012)
Hispanic
56%
23%
Health Opportunities High School Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
39%
19%
Health Opportunities High School Black (2006-2012)
White
n/a
48%
Health Opportunities High School White (2006-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Health Opportunities High School Sch Ethnicity Health Opportunities 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.
0.54 1.03
Health Opportunities 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.
83%
42%
Health Opportunities 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.
7%
7%
Health Opportunities High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 19,913 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 76% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic # 7 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
36
3
Number of Students Managed 19,913 1,201
New York City Geographic  # 7 School District Number of Students Managed (2004-2012)
Graduation Rate 76% 86%
New York City Geographic  # 7 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 Community School For Social Justice (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Hostos Lincoln Academy Of Science (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hostos Lincoln Academy Of Science (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Bronx Community School For Social Justice
    350 Gerard Ave
    Bronx , NY , 10451
    (718)402-8481
    0  mi  |  317  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Bronx Hostos Lincoln Academy Of Science
    475 Grand Concourse
    Bronx , NY , 10451
    (718)518-4333
    0.2  mi  |  538  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Bronx P.S. 168
    Special Education School
    339 Morris Ave
    Bronx , NY , 10451
    (718)585-2100
    Special Education School
    0.3  mi  |  430  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Bronx Bronx Academy Of Letters
    339 Morris Ave
    Bronx , NY , 10451
    (718)401-4891
    0.3  mi  |  550  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Bronx Middle School 203
    339 Morris Ave
    Bronx , NY , 10451
    (718)292-1052
    0.3  mi  |  279  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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Did You Know?
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.