DeWitt Clinton High School (10X440)

100 West Mosholu Parkway South, Bronx, NY 10468, Bronx
Phone: 718-543-1000
Email: DWCadmissions@clintonhs.net
Hours: 08:15am - 02:35pm
School Website: https://DeWittClintonHS.com
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/47450
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/10X440/HS/
Subway: 4 to Mosholu Parkway; B, D to Bedford Park Blvd
Bus: Bx1, Bx10, Bx16, Bx2, Bx22, Bx25, Bx26, Bx28, Bx3, BxM3, BxM4
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DeWitt Clinton High School offers a wide variety of pathways where students choose their program of interest, exposing students to college readiness and vocational job training. There are Seven Pathway Programs that exist within DWC. Pathway programs are 4 year course sequences provide college credit and prepare students for professional certification exams. These exams are taken at the conclusion of their 3rd year in high school. In order to prepare students for true career readiness, each program consists of an after school component designed to prepare students for job training and entry level positions within industry. All Programs offer students the opportunity to obtain onsite paid internships in their 11th and 12th grade years. Students apply to each program in middle school, understanding that each program provides C.C.I. = College Credits. Certification Exams. Internships. DWC Pathways include: Macy Honors, Computer Science, Health Professions & Agriculture, Dance, Visual Art, and Music Production. In addition, Macy Honors Students can select an elective experience in Engineering, Business, Music, and Visual Arts. Students receive chrome books 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.

Academic Highlights: Language Courses Available, FutureReadyNYC: Technology (Software Developer) AND Healthcare (Diagnostic Medicine), Diploma Endorsements Available, AP Courses Available

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, College Trips, Community School, Dress Code, FutureReadyNYC School, Health Center, Internship Expected, Internships Available, LYFE (Living For The Young Family Through Education), Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 2 GE Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ GE Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ SWD Applicants Per Seat, Saturday Programs, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Internships, Summer Orientation, Summer Session, Weekend Programs

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats
  • School whose primary location is co-located with another school

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, Arts (College Course [Credited]), Chemistry (Advanced Science), Comp Sci/Math Tech (College Course [Credited]), Econ/Gov (Advanced Placement), Econ/Gov (College Course [Credited]), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science), Physics (College Course [Credited]), Science (College Course [Credited]), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), US History (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages), World Languages (College Course [Credited])
Languages Offered
French, Spanish
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Flag Football, Gymnastics, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Volleyball
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Cricket
Other Sports
Boxing, Step
Activities
Paid Internships with Industry Partners after school
Programs
Clinton School of Health Professions(X10A)
Science & Math

DWC’s Health Professions program offers a true CCI Experience; C.C.I. = College Credits. Certification Exams. Internships. Students take a 4 year PLTW course sequence , which offer students performance based College Credits. In addition, students prepare to earn Health Certifications: CPR, First Responder, Phlebotomy, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Certified Nursing Assistant and (CNA). These certifications can earn jobs with annual salaries of $37,369- $48,650. For students who excel academically in 9th and 10th grade, will earn the chance to take Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) courses in 11th and 12th grade, this will prepare students to pass the NCLEX-PN exam to become an LPN and earn an entry level salary of $60,928. Students can also experience the Health Pathway through our agriculture program that teaches students to grow food in our own Hydroponics Lab. This program offers students various entry points to pursue their Health Profession dreams.

Method:
Requirement:
Ed. Opt. programs admit students across all academic levels. Students are grouped into Low, Middle, and High categories based on a composite of their academic data. One-third of offers are made to students in each category.
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Priority to Bronx students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Newcomers' Global Community(X10H)
Performing Arts/Visual Art & Design

This program is for students who have been in the country for less than three years and are English Language Learners. The curriculum is designed to develop the students' conversational language and writing skills using ESL strategies. After completing one full year of ELA instruction in the Newcomers'-Global Community, students will transition into one of our Pathway Majors.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are ranked by the school based on English proficiency and/or home language. Offers are made in priority group and rank order. See program details for more information
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Priority to Bronx students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Macy Honors Early College Program(X10J)
Computer Science & Technology, Science & Math

DWC’s Premier Early College Program offers honors-level core subjects, Advanced Placement Classes, Syracuse University Courses, and Lehman College Now. Students must maintain an 85% average; scholarships are offered to participate in pre-college programs at Ivy League Colleges (i.e Columbia, Brown, Princeton). Free SAT Prep provided. In addition to these advanced courses, students choose from a required elective pathway in the following career areas: PLTW Engineering/ Robotics, Business, Visual Arts, and Music (Band/Guitar/Vocal). During students’ junior year, they can apply for our Advanced Nursing Program to become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Paid Internships are available in the 11th and 12th grade based on academic performance and attendance. Prestigious alumni include Stan Lee, James Baldwin, Ralph Lauren, Neil Simon, Nate Archibald, Dolph Shayes, and many more.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are admitted based on their course grades
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Priority to Bronx students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Clinton School of Engineering & Computer Science(X10K)
Computer Science & Technology, Engineering

DWC’s new Flagship program is a NY State CTE Certified Program in Computer Science. This program teaches students to develop websites and write apps via a four-year course sequence that provides college credits from PLTW and Syracuse. Students prepare for two professional, in demand, certifications in HTML/ CSS and Python coding languages, which develop skills that can earn a starting salary of $75,000 right out of high school. Students also have the opportunity to engage with professionals in industry through after-school activities with Code Nation, Grant Associates, and Concorde Education

Method:
Requirement:
Ed. Opt. programs admit students across all academic levels. Students are grouped into Low, Middle, and High categories based on a composite of their academic data. One-third of offers are made to students in each category.
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Priority to Bronx students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Clinton School of Visual Arts(X10L)
Visual Art & Design

This program offers a choice of 4 year course sequences in visual arts & commercial art.  Students will learn to draw and design digital art for apparel design and graphic design. Students earn industry certifications in Precision Exams Commercial Art and Adobe Premier. The four-year course sequence begins with digital art, printmaking, and graffiti art and culminates with the Syracuse Animation Course.  Student Interns work after school to produce clothing designs and sell apparel in the student store.

Method:
Requirement:
Ed. Opt. programs admit students across all academic levels. Students are grouped into Low, Middle, and High categories based on a composite of their academic data. One-third of offers are made to students in each category.
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Priority to Bronx students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Clinton School of Dance(X10M)
Performing Arts/Visual Art & Design

This program offers a 4 yr sequence in the techniques of Hip Hop/Urban Dance Styles, Jazz, and Contemporary. Alongside technique,students learn to perform, choreograph, improvise, and authentic industry skills. Portfolio elements include: school performances, guest artist repertory, choreography/improvisation, oral presentations, and stage production experiences. Students are exposed to careers including professional dancer, educator, teaching artist, choreographer, dance administrator, physical therapy. Students work with Industry Partners that include: Alvin Ailey, Ballet Hispanico, and The Cunningham Trust.  Students perform for whole school events four times per year that include: The Thanksgiving Festival, Christmas Show, International Day, and The Dance Showcase.

Method:
Requirement:
Ed. Opt. programs admit students across all academic levels. Students are grouped into Low, Middle, and High categories based on a composite of their academic data. One-third of offers are made to students in each category.
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Priority to Bronx students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Clinton School of Music(X10N)
Performing Arts/Visual Art & Design

This program offers a 4 yr sequence in the techniques of music production. They will progress from beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels over the course of four years. Students will learn to produce music for recording artists in our professional studio. In addition, students will learn to design and run audio for performances and podcasts. In their junior year, students will take their industry Audio Technician certification exam that will help them achieve a starting salary in the range of $42,000 a year.

Method:
Requirement:
Ed. Opt. programs admit students across all academic levels. Students are grouped into Low, Middle, and High categories based on a composite of their academic data. One-third of offers are made to students in each category.
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Priority to Bronx students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
DeWitt Clinton High School D75 Inclusion Program(X10U)

Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
1,045
1,020
    Grade 12 Students
154
202
    Grade 11 Students
229
172
    Grade 10 Students
310
291
    Grade 9 Students
352
355
Graduation %
94
91
College %
63
57
Clinton School of Dance (X10M)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

39 / 20 (1.95)
16 / 5 (3.20)
Offers - Waitlist
Clinton School of Engineering & Computer Science (X10K)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

153 / 59 (2.59)
42 / 16 (2.63)
Offers - Waitlist
Clinton School of Health Professions (X10A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

73 / 59 (1.24)
17 / 16 (1.06)
Offers - Waitlist
Clinton School of Music (X10N)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

26 / 20 (1.30)
18 / 5 (3.60)
Offers - Waitlist
Clinton School of Visual Arts (X10L)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

65 / 20 (3.25)
40 / 5 (8.00)
Offers - Waitlist
DeWitt Clinton High School D75 Inclusion Program (X10U)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

0 / 0 (0.00)
0 / 0 (0.00)
Waitlist
Macy Honors Early College Program (X10J)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

112 / 94 (1.19)
9 / 25 (0.36)
Offers - Waitlist
Newcomers' Global Community (X10H)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

19 / 32 (0.59)
5 / 8 (0.63)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 53% responded
Academic Rigor 
  75.29%
Academic Engagement 
  61.42%
Safety 
  71.78%
Bully Prevention 
  62.25%
Inclusivity 
  86.60%
Mental Support 
  69.80%
Environment 
  71.36%
Post-School Support 
  81.67%
Teacher Responses - 83% responded
Academic Rigor 
  83.33%
School Satisfaction 
  70.17%
Student Behavior 
  50.78%
Student Support 
  76.60%
School Leadership 
  67.73%
Instructional Clarity 
  73.00%
Instructional Development 
  70.41%
Post-School Support 
  93.63%
Family Responses - 8% responded
Education 
  88.88%
Teacher Support 
  85.50%
Safety 
  90.33%
School Community 
  85.00%
School Leadership 
  89.73%
Post-School Support 
  96.00%

Note: Yellow bars indicate city-wide averages for the associated category

View Full NYC DOE Survey Results:

More information about NYC DOE surveys can be found here: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/about-us/reports/school-quality/nyc-school-survey

Academic Summary & Data (2022-23)
Academic Proficiency
4-Year Grad. %
  96.60%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  63
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  63
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  93.70%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  412
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  430
Postsecondary
2-Year College 15.10%
4-Year College 46.70%
Other Postsecondary 0.90%
Unknown 37.30%

View Full Academic Data:

This data was gathered from the NYC DOE's yearly quality reports. More information can be found here: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/about-us/reports/school-quality

Information on NYS Regents exams can be found here: https://www.nysed.gov/state-assessment/high-school-regents-examinations

School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 53.40%
Female 46.50%
Other 0.10%
English Language Learners:
  8.60%
Students with IEPs:
  22.30%
Economic Need Index:
  88.00%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 7.50%
Black 28.70%
Hispanic 57.20%
White 2.30%
Other 4.30%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 17.60%
Hispanic 31.10%
White 44.60%
Other 6.70%
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