Washington Irving High School

Washington Irving High School serves 617 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 53%.
Washington Irving High School operates within the New York City School District.
The school district's 96% graduation rate is higher than the NY state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 617 students has declined by 50% over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 49% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 617 students
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 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 0.56 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
Asian
5%
8%
Hispanic
55%
24%
Black
37%
19%
White
3%
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.
0.56 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.
93%
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 61,478 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 96% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name New York City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
111
3
Number of Students Managed 61,478 1,015
Graduation Rate 96% 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 Gramercy Arts High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Academy For Software Engineering (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Academy For Software Engineering (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • New YorkGramercy Arts High School
    40 Irving Place
    New YorkNY 10003
    (212)253-7076
    0 mi | 513 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • New YorkHigh School For Language And Diplomacy
    40 Irving Place
    New YorkNY 10003
    (212)253-2480
    0 mi | 336 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • New YorkAcademy For Software Engineering
    40 Irving Place
    New YorkNY 10003
    (989)999-9999
    0 mi | 126 students | Gr. 9                      
  • New YorkInternational High School At Union Square
    40 Irving Place
    New YorkNY 10003
    (212)533-2560
    0 mi | 259 students | Gr. 9-11                      
  • New YorkUnion Square Academy For Health Sciences
    40 Irving Place
    New YorkNY 10003
    (989)999-9999
    0 mi | 120 students | Gr. 9                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended September 20, 2013 - I AM A SINGLE PARENT AND SINCE MY SON WHO ATTENDS YOUR HIGH SCHOOL STARTED GOING TO YOUR SCHOOL, HE HAS NOT ONLY IMPROVED IN HIS BEHAVIOR BUT HE IS NOW BEING SOUGHT AFTER BY DIFFERENT COLLEGES. NOT ONLY IS THAT PHENOMENAL BUT MOST IMPORTANTLY HE EXPRESSES HIMSELF IN GOING. AS A PARENT, IF NO ONE HAS TOLD EACH OF YOU...THANK YOU EVERY SINGLE DAY FOR PUTTING UP WITH ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING YOU SHOULDN'T HAVE TO WITH EACH AND EVERYONE OF OUR CHILDREN..YOUR STUDENTS.. ONCE AGAIN FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART...THANK YOU!!!! - Posted by Parent

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