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 14:1.
  • 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students553 students
Health Opportunities High School Total Students (2006-2015)
Gender %Health Opportunities High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Health Opportunities High School Total Teachers (2006-2015)
Students by GradeHealth Opportunities High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
Health Opportunities High School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Health Opportunities High School American Indian Students (2013-2014)
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)
All Ethnic GroupsHealth Opportunities 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.
0.530.70
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.
87%
45%
Health Opportunities 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.
3%
6%
Health Opportunities High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2015)

District Comparison

  • New York City Geographic # 7 School District's student population of 17,582 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 60% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District NameNew York City Geographic # 7 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
39
2
Number of Students Managed17,582935
New York City Geographic # 7 School District Students Managed (2005-2015)
Graduation Rate60%87%
New York City Geographic # 7 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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