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 14:1.
  • 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students3,699 students
John Bowne High School Total Students (2006-2015)
Gender %John Bowne High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers191 teachers
John Bowne High School Total Teachers (2006-2015)
Students by GradeJohn Bowne High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio19:114:1
John Bowne High School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2015)
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)
Two or more races
1%
2%
John Bowne High School Two Or More Races Students (2014-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsJohn Bowne 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.
0.670.70
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 NameNew York City Geographic #25 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
44
2
Number of Students Managed35,804935
New York City Geographic #25 School District Students Managed (2005-2015)
Graduation Rate68%87%
New York City Geographic #25 School District Graduation Rate (2008-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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