Washington Irving High School

Washington Irving High School serves 310 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 54%.
Washington Irving High School operates within the New York City Geographic # 2 School District.
The school district's 90% graduation rate is higher than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

The student population of 310 students has declined by 81% over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 78% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 310 students
Washington Irving High School Total Students (2006-2014)
Gender % Washington Irving High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Washington Irving High School Total Teachers (2006-2014)
Students by Grade Washington Irving High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 18:1 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 14:1 14:1
Washington Irving High School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2014)
Asian
5%
9%
Washington Irving High School Asian Students (2006-2014)
Hispanic
55%
25%
Washington Irving High School Black Students (2006-2014)
Black
38%
18%
Washington Irving High School Black Students (2006-2014)
White
2%
46%
Washington Irving High School White Students (2006-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Washington Irving High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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
Washington Irving High School Diversity Score (2006-2014)
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.
72%
42%
Washington Irving High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2014)
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%
5%
Washington Irving High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 60,360 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic # 2 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
117
2
Number of Students Managed 60,360 926
New York City Geographic  # 2 School District Students Managed (2004-2014)
Graduation Rate 90% 87%
New York City Geographic  # 2 School District Graduation Rate (2007-2010)
District Total Revenue n/a $29 MM
District Spending n/a $30 MM
District Revenue / Student n/a $23,859
District Spending / Student n/a $24,841
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Academy For Software Engineering (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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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, 09/20/13

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