John Adams High School

  • John Adams High School serves 2,622 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NY average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • John Adams High School operates within the New York City Geographic #27 School District.
  • New York City Geographic #27 School District's 56% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2622 students has declined by 21% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 170 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,622 students
John Adams High School Total Students (2006-2015)
Gender %John Adams High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers170 teachers
John Adams High School Total Teachers (2006-2015)
Students by GradeJohn Adams High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
John Adams High School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2015)
American Indian
8%
1%
John Adams High School American Indian Students (2011-2015)
Asian
28%
9%
John Adams High School Asian Students (2006-2015)
Hispanic
38%
25%
John Adams High School Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
24%
18%
John Adams High School Black Students (2006-2015)
White
2%
45%
John Adams High School White Students (2006-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
John Adams High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
All Ethnic GroupsJohn Adams 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.
0.720.70
John Adams 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.
78%
45%
John Adams 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.
9%
6%
John Adams High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2015)

District Comparison

  • New York City Geographic #27 School District's student population of 43,841 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 56% has decreased from 87% over five years.
School District NameNew York City Geographic #27 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
60
2
Number of Students Managed43,841935
New York City Geographic #27 School District Students Managed (2005-2014)
Graduation Rate56%87%
New York City Geographic #27 School District Graduation Rate (2008-2010)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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