Washington Irving High School

  • Washington Irving High School serves 110 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the NY average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Washington Irving High School operates within the New York City Geographic # 2 School District.
  • New York City Geographic # 2 School District's 90% graduation rate is higher than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 110 students has declined by 89% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 84% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 110 students
Washington Irving High School Total Students (2006-2015)
Gender % Washington Irving High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Washington Irving High School Total Teachers (2006-2015)
Students by Grade Washington Irving High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.49 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 10:1 15:1
Washington Irving High School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2015)
Asian
3%
9%
Washington Irving High School Asian Students (2006-2015)
Hispanic
64%
25%
Washington Irving High School Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
32%
18%
Washington Irving High School Black Students (2006-2015)
White
1%
45%
Washington Irving High School White Students (2006-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Washington Irving High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Washington Irving 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.
0.49 0.37
Washington Irving 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.
74%
45%
Washington Irving 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.
2%
6%
Washington Irving High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2015)

District Comparison

  • New York City Geographic # 2 School District's student population of 60,046 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic # 2 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
112
2
Number of Students Managed 60,046 935
New York City Geographic # 2 School District Students Managed (2004-2014)
Graduation Rate 90% 87%
New York City Geographic # 2 School District Graduation Rate (2007-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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5  9/20/2013
I AM A SINGLE PARENT AND SINCE MY SON WHO ATTENDS YOUR HIGH SCHOOL STARTED GOING TO YOUR SCHOOL, HE HAS NOT ONLY IMPROVED IN HIS BEHAVIOR BUT HE IS NOW BEING SOUGHT AFTER BY DIFFERENT COLLEGES. NOT ONLY IS THAT PHENOMENAL BUT MOST IMPORTANTLY HE EXPRESSES HIMSELF IN GOING. AS A PARENT, IF NO ONE HAS TOLD EACH OF YOU...THANK YOU EVERY SINGLE DAY FOR PUTTING UP WITH ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING YOU SHOULDN'T HAVE TO WITH EACH AND EVERYONE OF OUR CHILDREN..YOUR STUDENTS.. ONCE AGAIN FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART...THANK YOU!!!!
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