Health Opportunities High School

  • Health Opportunities High School serves 553 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NY average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Health Opportunities High School operates within the New York City Geographic # 7 School District.
  • New York City Geographic # 7 School District's 60% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 553 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 553 students
Health Opportunities High School Total Students (2006-2015)
Gender % Health Opportunities High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Health Opportunities High School Total Teachers (2006-2015)
Students by Grade Health Opportunities High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Health Opportunities High School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2014)
Asian
4%
9%
Health Opportunities High School Asian Students (2006-2015)
Hispanic
59%
25%
Health Opportunities High School Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
36%
18%
Health Opportunities High School Black Students (2006-2015)
White
1%
45%
Health Opportunities High School White Students (2006-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Health Opportunities High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.53 0.37
Health Opportunities 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.
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Health Opportunities 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.
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Health Opportunities High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2014)

District Comparison

  • New York City Geographic # 7 School District's student population of 17,582 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 60% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic # 7 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
39
2
Number of Students Managed 17,582 935
New York City Geographic # 7 School District Students Managed (2005-2015)
Graduation Rate 60% 87%
New York City Geographic # 7 School District Graduation Rate (2007-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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