John Dewey High School

50 Ave X, Brooklyn, NY 11223 | (718) 373-6400
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 2,774
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 2,774 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Barry Fried

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 2,774
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 131.6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 21.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,323 (47.7%)
  • Females: 1,451 (52.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
John Dewey High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian120.4%
Black89332.2%
Asian93633.7%
Hispanic56620.4%
White36713.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For John Dewey High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade95134.3%
10th Grade84130.3%
11th Grade46816.9%
12th Grade32711.8%
Ungraded1876.7%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
58.0%
District:
62.0%
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
77.0%
District:
76.0%
State:
83.0%
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
6.0%
District:
4.0%
State:
3.0%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 51-60%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
87.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
6.0%
District:
5.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
1.0%
District:
1.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
3.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
4.0%
District:
9.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
3.0%
District:
8.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
12.0%
District:
13.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
43.0%
District:
20.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
82.0%
District:
55.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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