Washington Irving High School

Washington Irving High School serves 1,039 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 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%.
Washington Irving High School operates within the New York City Geographic # 2 School District.
The school district's 96% graduation rate is higher than the NY state average of 86%.

Overview

Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,039 students
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
Students by Grade Washington Irving High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 13:1
Asian
4%
8%
Hispanic
58%
23%
Black
34%
19%
White
2%
48%
All Ethnic Groups Washington Irving High School Sch Ethnicity Washington Irving 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.
0.55 0.35
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.
82%
42%
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.
4%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 61,084 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 Geographic # 2 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
106
3
Number of Students Managed 61,084 1,324
New York City Geographic  # 2 School District Number of Students Managed (2004-2012)
Graduation Rate 96% 86%
New York City Geographic  # 2 School District Graduation Rate (2007-2009)
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 High School For Language And Diplomacy (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is High School For Language And Diplomacy (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ManhattanGramercy Arts High School
    40 Irving Place
    ManhattanNY 10003
    (212)253-7076
    0 mi | 494 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • New YorkHigh School For Language And Diplomacy
    40 Irving Place
    New YorkNY 10003
    (212)253-2480
    0 mi | 241 students | Gr. 9-11                      
  • New YorkInternational High School At Union Square
    40 Irving Place
    New YorkNY 10003
    (212)533-2560
    0 mi | 175 students | Gr. 9-10                      
  • New YorkBallet Technical Nyc Ps For Dance
    Vocational School
    890 Broadway
    New YorkNY 10003
    (212)254-1803
    Vocational School

    0.2 mi | 154 students | Gr. 4-8                      
  • New YorkManhattan Comprehensive Night And Day High School
    Special Education School
    240 2nd Ave
    New YorkNY 10003
    (212)353-2010
    Special Education School

    0.2 mi | 791 students | Gr. 10-12                      

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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New York, 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 0.48, which is higher than the New York average of 0.35. The most diverse school in New York is High School Math Science And Engineering At Ccny. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New York or national school diversity statistics.