John Dewey High School



John Dewey High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

John Dewey High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 465
10 485
11 470
12 475
UG 4

John Dewey High School is a public high school of the New York City Geographic District #21 School District located in Brooklyn, NY. It has 1,899 students in grades 9th through 12th. John Dewey High School is the 70th largest public high school in New York and the 1,748th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,899
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 94.17

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John Dewey High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,021
(54%)
6,589
(53%)
 Female 878
(46%)
5,861
(47%)

John Dewey High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 779
(41%)
2,737
(22%)
 Black 505
(27%)
3,764
(30%)
 Hispanic 373
(20%)
2,596
(21%)
 White 231
(12%)
3,265
(26%)
 American Indian 9
(0%)
39
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
35
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
14
(0%)

John Dewey High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,546
(81%)
8,255
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 302
(16%)
3,699
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 51
(3%)
496
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

John Dewey High School is ranked 362nd out of 0 ranked schools in New York, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of John Dewey High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (18.6%) is lower than the state average of 41.1%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

John Dewey High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 3294
2006 3186
2007 3240
2008 2987
2009 2774
2010 2625
2011 2160
2012 1899

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.1
2006 21.7
2007 21.8
2008 20.2
2009 21.1
2010 22.3
2011 18.9
2012 20.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.84729811778992
2006 0.87602008788449
2007 0.41203703703704
2008 0.44158018078339
2009
2010 0.61371428571429
2011 0.6587962962963
2012 0.18588730911006

Compare John Dewey High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,281.0% 12.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,020.0% 20.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 18.6%
 
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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