Joseph C Wilson Magnet High School

501 Genesee St
Rochester, NY 14611
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
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Top 50%
Serving 709 students in grades 9-12, Joseph C Wilson Magnet High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 709 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • : 80-84% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Joseph C Wilson Magnet High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Joseph C Wilson Magnet High School's student population of 709 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
709 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
76 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Joseph C Wilson Magnet High School ranks within the top 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Joseph C Wilson Magnet High School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#1527 out of 4377 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Joseph C Wilson Magnet High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
55-59%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Joseph C Wilson Magnet High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
50-54%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Joseph C Wilson Magnet High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
55-59%
78%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Joseph C Wilson Magnet High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
10%
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Hispanic
19%
29%
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Black
69%
16%
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White
7%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.49
This chart displays the diversity score of Joseph C Wilson Magnet High School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
80-84%
87%
This chart displays graduation rate of Joseph C Wilson Magnet High School and public school graduation rate of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
4%
6%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Joseph C Wilson Magnet High School's ranking?
Joseph C Wilson Magnet High School is ranked #1527 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Joseph C Wilson Magnet High School?
The graduation rate of Joseph C Wilson Magnet High School is 80-84%, which is lower than the New York state average of 87%.
How many students attend Joseph C Wilson Magnet High School?
709 students attend Joseph C Wilson Magnet High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
69% of Joseph C Wilson Magnet High School students are Black, 19% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are White, 4% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Joseph C Wilson Magnet High School?
Joseph C Wilson Magnet High School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Joseph C Wilson Magnet High School offer ?
Joseph C Wilson Magnet High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Joseph C Wilson Magnet High School part of?
Joseph C Wilson Magnet High School is part of Rochester City School District.
In what neighborhood is Joseph C Wilson Magnet High School located?
Joseph C Wilson Magnet High School is located in the 19th Ward neighborhood of Rochester, NY. There are 6 other public schools located in 19th Ward.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 709 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • : 80-84% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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