School Details

Jamesville Dewitt High School

6845 Edinger Dr, Dewitt, NY 13214
(315) 445-8340
7

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 & ungraded 898 students 12 students/teacher (NY avg is 13)

Test Scores by grade

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Regents Exams (RE)

In 2011-2012 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in English language arts, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics and several foreign languages. The results for English language arts, math, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics, global history and geography, and US history and government are displayed in GreatSchools profiles. Students must take at least five Regents Exams in order to graduate. Scores of 65 and above are passing; scores of 55 and above earn credit toward a local diploma (with the approval of the local board of education). The goal is for all students to pass the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Jamesville-Dewitt Central School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Jamesville Dewitt High School is a public high school in De Witt. The principal of Jamesville Dewitt High School is MR. PAUL GASPARINI and can be contacted at pgasparini@jd.cnyric.org. 898 children attend Jamesville Dewitt High School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Asian/Pacific Islander; and Asian. 2% of the Jamesville Dewitt High School students are "limited in English proficiency." 11% of the 898 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Jamesville Dewitt High School is 12:1. Nottingham High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Photography
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • French
  • German
  • Latin
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Crew
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Lacrosse
  • P.E. classes
  • Rock climbing
  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Water polo
  • Wrestling
  • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 80% 79%
Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 7%
Asian 5% %
Hispanic 4% 2%
Black, non-Hispanic 11% 10%
Native American or Native Alaskan 1% 0.6%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 11% 13%
Limited English proficiency 2% 2%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Teachers and staff are deeply committed to students and the curriculum includes great elective offerings.

  • (1 year ago)

    This school has a wide range of electives to choose from. They have a strong sports team science olympiad and incredible musical program. The school is not overpopulated like some in the area and the teachers stay in touch. The counselors help students with everything they may need and there are many opportunities for all types of clubs for every kind of kid. You can't get lost in the building it's well staffed and classes are anywhere to 10-25 a class. They offer Chinese! They also offer an engineering program through RIT with credit (starting in 9th grade). My child enjoys the school the friends they've made and the teachers. Parent involvement is incredible! Our principal had won awards with his leadership. This place is a nice little secret and I call it our private school!

  • (1 year ago)

    I have recently moved because of this school they completely isolated my child just because he was asking to many questions. As a result he failed all of his tests. I would definetly not send my child here. I informed the principal but he did absolutely nothing.

  • (6 years ago)

    Fantastic School that mainstreams all students. Currently this is the best highschool in the area.

  • (9 years ago)

    This school is the only one in the area that does not have a push-in policy for students with learning disabilities. It is a good school for high achieving students but the students with learning 'differences' are pulled out of the main stream discouraged from taking standardized exams or to try to get a high school diploma. They are swept under the rug & sent off for vacatonal training. I would advise any parent from sending their child to this school if they need extra help in attaining a high school diploma.

  • (10 years ago)

    Wonderful school great programs.

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