Dewitt Clinton High School

  • Dewitt Clinton High School serves 2,138 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NY average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Dewitt Clinton High School operates within the New York City Geographic #10 School District.
  • New York City Geographic #10 School District's 65% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2138 students has declined by 40% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 126 teachers has declined by 39% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,138 students
Dewitt Clinton High School Total Students (2006-2015)
Gender %Dewitt Clinton High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers126 teachers
Dewitt Clinton High School Total Teachers (2006-2015)
Students by GradeDewitt Clinton High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
Dewitt Clinton High School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Dewitt Clinton High School American Indian Students (2011-2014)
Asian
9%
9%
Dewitt Clinton High School Asian Students (2006-2015)
Hispanic
55%
25%
Dewitt Clinton High School Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
32%
18%
Dewitt Clinton High School Black Students (2006-2015)
White
4%
45%
Dewitt Clinton High School White Students (2006-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsDewitt Clinton High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNY 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.
0.590.70
Dewitt Clinton High School Diversity Score (2006-2015)
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%
45%
Dewitt Clinton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2015)
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%
6%
Dewitt Clinton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2015)

District Comparison

  • New York City Geographic #10 School District's student population of 53,813 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 65% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District NameNew York City Geographic #10 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
83
2
Number of Students Managed53,813935
New York City Geographic #10 School District Students Managed (2005-2015)
Graduation Rate65%87%
New York City Geographic #10 School District Graduation Rate (2007-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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