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 3
9 683
10 676
11 434
12 417
UG 7

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 2,220 students in grades 8th through 12th. John Dewey High School is the 43rd largest public high school in New York and the 1,062nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.0 to 1.

Total Students: 2,220
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21:1
Full Time Teachers: 105.7
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,062nd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in New York: 43rd out of 1,454
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 1,359th out of 1,411
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 103rd out of 1,411

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John Dewey High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,190
(54%)
6,477
(53%)
 Female 1,030
(46%)
5,740
(47%)

John Dewey High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 736
(33%)
2,591
(21%)
 Black 697
(31%)
3,588
(29%)
 Hispanic 462
(21%)
2,844
(23%)
 White 288
(13%)
2,965
(24%)
 Two or More 22
(1%)
162
(1%)
 American Indian 15
(1%)
67
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

John Dewey High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,598
(72%)
7,832
(64%)
 Not Eligible 495
(22%)
3,675
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 127
(6%)
710
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

John Dewey High School is ranked 22nd out of 1,339 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 (77.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 48.3%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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
2013 1880
2014 1962
2015 2220

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
2013 21.1
2014 20.1
2015 21

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
2013 0.84042553191489
2014 0.82874617737003
2015 0.77702702702703

Compare John Dewey High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,296.7% 13.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,100.0% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.3%
 
This School 77.7%
 

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