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John Jay High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
1,147
Best High School in New York
#11
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District KATONAH-LEWISBORO UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
Type Public
 Phone (914)763-7212
 Location 60 N SALEM RD
CROSS RIVER, NY 10518
Charter School No

John Jay High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for New York high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and high AP course participation. It is ranked 11th in the best public high schools in New York.

Demographics

Race

The John Jay High School student body is mostly White with a small Hispanic population and has very low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White86%986
Black0.8%9
Hispanic6.5%75
Asian Pacific2.8%32
Native American Indian0.1%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races3.8%44

Family Income

vs. other New York high schools
Upper 2.5%

3% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the New York high school median of 39%. By this measure, JOHN JAY HIGH SCHOOL students are largely wealthy and rank 22nd in New York for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman293
Sophomore281
Junior276
Senior291
Total1,147

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
99% or more*

10 out of 10

Rank: 13th in New York

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students99% or more*
New York Median87%
Percentile100%
White95% or more*
Blacksuppressed*
Hispanic80% or more*
Asian Pacific50% or more*
Native Americansuppressed*
Two or more races50% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged50% or more*
Limited English Proficiencysuppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 30th in New York

Students at John Jay High School scored an average 99% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the New York State Education Department. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 92% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 1% of New York high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls95% or more*95% or more*
Boys95% or more*95% or more*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander50% or more*50% or more*
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic50% or more*50% or more*
Multiracial50% or more*50% or more*
White95% or more*95% or more*
With Disabilites80% or more*80% or more*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

10 out of 10

Rank: 4th in New York

834 out of 567 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (147%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the New York median rate of 27% and in the top 1% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

4 out of 10

Rank: 250th in New York

John Jay High School offers 20 AP courses. 83 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 100% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all New York schools of 18%. John Jay High School had 495 taking AP exams with a 347 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 46% percentile and about equal to the state median of 68 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 70% 68%
Students enrolled in an AP class 83% 18%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 7%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 16%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 61%
AP Courses Offered 20

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%16%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate12%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.3%4
Boys0.3%2
Girls0.3%2
New York Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.3%4
Boys0.3%2
Girls0.3%2

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
New York Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2.8%33
Boys3.1%18
Girls2.5%15
New York Median4.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.2%14
Boys2.1%12
Girls0.3%2

Location

John Jay High School
60 N SALEM RD
CROSS RIVER, NY
10518
(914)763-7212

10 out of 10 1

District

KATONAH-LEWISBORO UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
SOUTH SALEM, NY