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DeWitt Clinton High School

Overview written by the school: DeWitt Clinton High School has a rich history of educating students in the Bronx for over 100 years. DWC offers a wide variety of majors where students choose their program of interest, exposing students to college readiness and vocational job training. Students receive chromebooks and utilize google classroom. Students graduate with two years of college credits via DWC's offerings of college courses including College Board Advanced Placement (AP), Syracuse University Project Advance (SUPA), Project Lead the Way (PLTW), and Lehman College Now Courses. In addition, students benefit from vocational majors that culminate in job certifications in areas of Barbering, Cosmetology, Residential Electrical/ Plumbing, Culinary, Internet Technologies.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 69% (at the end of the school year before last, the percent of students who graduated "on time" by earning a diploma four years after they entered 9th grade).
Daily Attendance Rate: 84% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 74% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 41% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 61% 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: 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.

Seats 9 GE: 100
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 298
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 3
Seats 9 SWD: 25
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 80
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 3

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

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Course Grades: Average
Requirement 3: Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts, Math


Extracurricular Activities
Extracurricular activities and clubs offered by the school that do not fall under one of the Sports categories (PSAL Sports or School Sports): 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, MAD Asian, Marching Band, Martial Arts, Model UN, Muslim Student Association, Newspaper, Pre-Medical, ROTC, Tennis, Virtual Enterprise, Whiskers & Tails, Yearbook
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Flag Football, Gymnastics, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Volleyball
PSAL Sports Coed
Co-ed PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Cricket
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Cheerleading, Dance, Soccer, Swimming
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 1119
Start time: 8:15am
End time: 3:20pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: American Sign Language, French, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern
Additional info: College Trips; Community School; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Tutoring; Internships Available; Multi-Session School; Online Grading System; Weekend Programs; Orientation; Summer Bridge; Summer Orientation

School accessibility description: Partially Accessible
Flag for schools that offer 10th grade 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: 207
Council district: 11
Census tract: 409
BIN: 2095215
BBL: 2032510201

About DeWitt Clinton High School


Latitude: 40.882178
Longitude: -73.88691
Phone number: 718-543-1000
Fax number: 718-548-0036
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 4 to Mosholu Parkway; B, D to Bedford Park Blvd
Bus lines near the school: Bx1, Bx10, Bx16, Bx2, Bx22, Bx26, Bx28, Bx3, Bx30, Bx38, BxM3, BxM4

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Majors: Macy Honors Early College, Health, Engineering, Instrumental & Music Production, Vocal, Visual Arts & Graphic Design, Dance; Vocational programs in Culinary, Cosmetology, Barbering, Residential Electrical/ Plumbing, Internet Technologies

Macy Honors Early College Program offers a Liberal Arts college experience, where students take Advanced Placement courses, Syracuse University Project Advance courses, PLTW Computer Science, Biomedical or Engineering courses

Clinton Health Professions & Clinton Engineering offers 4 year course sequence Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Biomedical Sciences, Engineering, and Computer Science

The Clinton School of Art and Design provides 4 year course sequences in Instrumental, Vocal, Dance, Visual Arts & Graphic Design; with over 15 elective courses

DWC provides Pre- College Scholarships for summer programs at Ivy League Colleges; Program Lehman College Now Partnership; Air Force Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (AFJROTC) Google Classroom & Laptops for all

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