John Bowne High School

  • John Bowne High School serves 3,699 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the NY average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • John Bowne High School operates within the New York City Geographic #25 School District.
  • New York City Geographic #25 School District's 68% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 3699 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 191 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 3,699 students
John Bowne High School Total Students (2006-2015)
Gender % John Bowne High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 191 teachers
John Bowne High School Total Teachers (2006-2015)
Students by Grade John Bowne High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.67 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 19:1 15:1
John Bowne High School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
John Bowne High School American Indian Students (2012-2014)
Asian
30%
9%
John Bowne High School Asian Students (2006-2015)
Hispanic
46%
25%
John Bowne High School Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
19%
18%
John Bowne High School Black Students (2006-2015)
White
4%
45%
John Bowne High School White Students (2006-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
John Bowne High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
2%
John Bowne High School Two Or More Races Students (2014-2015)
All Ethnic Groups John Bowne High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY 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.
0.67 0.37
John Bowne 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.
66%
45%
John Bowne 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.
7%
6%
John Bowne High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2015)

District Comparison

  • New York City Geographic #25 School District's student population of 35,804 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #25 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
44
2
Number of Students Managed 35,804 935
New York City Geographic #25 School District Students Managed (2005-2014)
Graduation Rate 68% 87%
New York City Geographic #25 School District Graduation Rate (2008-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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