Health Opportunities High School

Health Opportunities High School serves 559 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 53%.
Health Opportunities High School operates within the New York City School District.
The school district's 76% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 559 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 559 students
Gender % 27% Male / 73%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 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 18:1 13:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
3%
8%
Hispanic
57%
24%
Black
39%
19%
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.
0.53 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.
84%
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.
5%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 19,710 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District Name New York City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
37
3
Number of Students Managed 19,710 1,015
Graduation Rate 76% 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 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 Grades Students
  • BronxCommunity School For Social Justice
    350 Gerard Ave
    BronxNY 10451
    (718)402-8481
    0 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 321 students                      
  • BronxHostos-lincoln Academy Of Science
    600 St Ann's Ave
    BronxNY 10455
    (718)518-4333
    0.2 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 527 students                      
  • BronxMiddle School 203
    339 Morris Ave
    BronxNY 10451
    (718)292-1052
    0.3 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 295 students                      
  • BronxP.S. 168
    Special Education School
    339 Morris Ave
    BronxNY 10451
    (718)585-2100
    Special Education School

    0.3 mi | Gr. PK-12 | 415 students                      
  • BronxUrban Assembly Bronx Academy Of Letters (the)
    339 Morris Ave
    BronxNY 10451
    (718)401-4891
    0.3 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 565 students                      

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