City Polytechnic High School

  • City Polytechnic High School serves 433 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥90% (which is higher than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥90% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • City Polytechnic High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • City Polytechnic High School's student population of 433 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students433 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • City Polytechnic High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of City Polytechnic High School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#586 out of 4239 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥90%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥90%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
6%
9%
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Hispanic
18%
26%
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Black
71%
17%
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White
4%
44%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in City Polytechnic High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.460.71
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Graduation Rate80-84%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #13 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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