W H Maxwell Career And Technical Education High School

145 Pennsylvania Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11207
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 50%
Serving 411 students in grades 9-12, W H Maxwell Career And Technical Education High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-69% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Vocational school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 411 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : 80-84% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 60-69% (Top 30%)
  • : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≥90% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

W H Maxwell Career And Technical Education High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

W H Maxwell Career And Technical Education High School's student population of 411 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 56% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
411 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
50 teachers
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School Rankings

W H Maxwell Career And Technical Education 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 W H Maxwell Career And Technical Education High School is 0.55, 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)
#1754 out of 4377 schools
(Top 50%)
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60-69%
46%
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40-49%
49%
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≥90%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of W H Maxwell Career And Technical Education 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
8:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
39%
29%
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Black
55%
16%
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White
2%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.55
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80-84%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is W H Maxwell Career And Technical Education High School's ranking?
W H Maxwell Career And Technical Education High School is ranked #1754 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are W H Maxwell Career And Technical Education High School often compared to?
W H Maxwell Career And Technical Education High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like High School For Civil Rights by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 40-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of W H Maxwell Career And Technical Education High School?
The graduation rate of W H Maxwell Career And Technical Education High School is 80-84%, which is lower than the New York state average of 87%.
How many students attend W H Maxwell Career And Technical Education High School?
411 students attend W H Maxwell Career And Technical Education High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
55% of W H Maxwell Career And Technical Education High School students are Black, 39% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are White, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of W H Maxwell Career And Technical Education High School?
W H Maxwell Career And Technical Education High School has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does W H Maxwell Career And Technical Education High School offer ?
W H Maxwell Career And Technical Education High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is W H Maxwell Career And Technical Education High School part of?
W H Maxwell Career And Technical Education High School is part of New York City Geographic District #19 School District.
In what neighborhood is W H Maxwell Career And Technical Education High School located?
W H Maxwell Career And Technical Education High School is located in the East New York neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. There are 41 other public schools located in East New York.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Vocational school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 411 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : 80-84% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 60-69% (Top 30%)
  • : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≥90% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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