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DeWitt Clinton High School

Overview paragraph: DeWitt Clinton High School has a rich history of educating students in the Bronx for over 100 years. This comprehensive high school offers a wide variety of programs to fit every student's needs. These programs are structured as pathway majors where students choose their program of interest. The majors offer their own four year course sequence, exposing students to college readiness. Students benefit from the care of their major within a large school environment and from the range of instructional programs and activities that only a large school can offer. Students receive Chromebooks and utilize Google Classroom to complete assignments, receive feedback, and receive personalized learning supports.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 50% of students graduate in four years.
Attendance Rate: 84% of students attendance.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 75% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 34% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 68% students feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms, locker room and cafeteria. (Student opinions on school safety, as reported on the NYC School Survey.)

Programs offered

Program 1: MACY Clinton School of Health Professions
Code: X10A
Program description: This program offers a four year PLTW course sequence and is part of the AP + PLTW biomedical science pathway. Using same tools found in hospitals and labs, students work in teams and engage in hands-on activities. Courses offered: Principles of Biomedical Science, Human Body Systems, Medical Interventions, Biomedical Innovations. Students may graduate with EMT Certification sponsored by Montefiore Hospital which can earn up $60K. Electives: Environmental Sustainability and Culinary arts.
Interest: Science & Math
Method: Ed. Opt.

Offer Rate: -97% of offers went to this group
Seats 9 GE: 118
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 532
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 5
Seats 9 SWD: 32
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 146
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 5

Seats 10: Yes-10
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Bronx students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to New York City residents

Activities

Extracurricular activities: Arista, Art, ASPIRA Leadership, Broadcast Crew, Chess, Chorus, Christian Seekers, Conflict Mediation, Dance Team, Drama, ELL Big Brother/Big Sister, Environmental Affairs, Film, First Ladies Club, Health Occupations Students of America, Henna Club, Hip-Hop/Poetry, Jazz Band, Key Club, Law, Literary Magazine, Marching Band, MAD Asian, Martial Arts, Model UN, Muslim Student Association, Newspaper, Pre-Medical, ROTC, Tennis, Virtual Enterprise, Whiskers & Tails, Yearbook
Psal Sports Boys: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
Psal Sports Girls: Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Flag Football, Gymnastics, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball
Psal Sports Coed: Cricket
School sports: (NCAA Cleared) Cheerleading, Dance Team, Soccer, Step Team, Swimming

Other info

Total students: 1203
Start time: 8:15am
End time: 3:50pm
Grades 2018: 9 to 12
Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language; Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP European History, AP Statistics, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP U.S. History, AP World History
Additional info: College Trips; Community School; Extended Day Program; Health Center; Internships; LYFE program; Multi-Session School; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation; Weekend Programs

School accessibility description: 2
School 10th seats: Y

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: Van Cortlandt Village
Neighborhood: Van Cortlandt Village
Campus name: DeWitt Clinton Educational Campus
School Number: X440
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 7
Council district: 11
Census tract: 409
BIN: 2095215
BBL: 2032510201

About DeWitt Clinton High School

Contacts

Address: 100 West Mosholu Parkway South, Bronx NY 10468
Latitude: 40.882178
Longitude: -73.88691
Phone number: 718-543-1000
Fax number: 718-548-0036
School email: [email protected]
Website: dwchs.net
Subway: 4 to Mosholu Parkway; B, D to Bedford Park Blvd
Bus: Bx1, Bx10, Bx16, Bx2, Bx22, Bx26, Bx28, Bx3, Bx30, Bx38, BxM3, BxM4

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District Borough Number: 
10X440
Academic opportunities: 

Majors: Macy Early College, Health, Engineering, Instrumental, Vocal, Fine Arts, Theater, Environmental Sustainability and Culinary, Sports Journalism

Macy Honors Program offers a liberal arts college experience, where students to take Advanced Placement (AP) courses, PLTW Biomed or Engineering, and Arts

Health Professions (Macy) & Engineering offer four-year course sequences, Project Lead the Way (PLTW), Biomedical Sciences, and Engineering.

Performing Art and Design provides four-year course sequences in Instrumental, Vocal, Theater, Fine Arts; with over 15 elective courses.

Lehman College Now and Monroe College Partnership; Air Force Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (AFJROTC); Google Classroom and Laptops for all

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