High School of World Cultures

1300 Boynton Ave4th Fl, Bronx, NY 10472 | (718) 860-8120
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 318
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 318 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1300 Boynton Ave-4th Fl, Bronx, NY 10472
  • Principal or Admin: Ramon Namnum
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 318
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 20.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 157 (49.4%)
  • Females: 161 (50.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
High School of World Cultures Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.6%
Black206.3%
Asian144.4%
Hispanic27987.7%
White30.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For High School of World Cultures
  Number Percent
9th Grade8025.2%
10th Grade16050.3%
11th Grade6520.4%
12th Grade134.1%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
79.0%
District:
53.0%
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
38.0%
District:
60.0%
State:
83.0%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 91-100%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
92.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
7.0%
District:
6.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
5.0%
District:
4.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
5.0%
District:
11.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
8.0%
District:
12.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
6.0%
District:
11.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
5.0%
District:
17.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
57.0%
District:
31.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
35.0%
District:
18.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
67.0%
District:
22.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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