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B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    C
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C+
  6. Health & Safety
    B
  7. Administration
    B-
  8. Sports
    C+
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B+
Whitney M. Young School is a public school located in Cleveland, OH. It has 238 students in grades 3-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 11 to 1. According to state test scores, 77% of students are at least proficient in math and 77% in reading.
Address
17900 Harvard Ave
Cleveland, OH 44128
Telephone
(216) 283-5220
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Whitney M. Young School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
77%
Percent Proficient - Math
77%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
1120
9 responses
Average ACT
21
44 responses
AP Enrollment
55%
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Living in the Area
C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    A-
  2. Good for Families
    C
  3. Housing
    C-
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Median Household Income
$27,854
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$678
National
$949
Median Home Value
$67,600
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
67%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.6 responses
Poll
50%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.6 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 16 responses
Report
  • Pep rally
    31%
  • Staff vs. student games
    19%
  • Homecoming
    13%
  • Spirit Week
    13%
  • Talent show
    13%
  • Band concerts
    6%
  • Cheerleading
    6%

Students

Diversity
C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
238
Free or Reduced Lunch
68%
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.5 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.5 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.5 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
11:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$72,005
Teachers in First/Second Year
15.4%
44%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.9 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.9 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.9 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$22,547/ year
National
$12,239
13%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.8 responses
0%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.8 responses
25%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.8 responses
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I would like to see teachers keep their students occupied more. The testing is horrible and keeps students anxious. Students are tested back to back with no time to recuperate. Also more time for ACT preparation and AP testing needs to happen. Also so less students will sleep or quit in class. They say students get anxiety and depression from school and I am one student experiencing that. Sometimes I feel the need to not come to school. I want to succeed, but my time in high school is almost over. I just want future students not to go through the episodes I went through in higschool.
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If were one thing that stuck out to me in a good way about the school, it would be the size. Because the school is so small, everyone is close to each other on a personal level. There are almost no fight at the school, and the teachers are truly second parents to a lot of the students. If there was one thing I could change about the school, it would be the condition of the school as a whole. WMY is a school full of gifted scholars, but not the equipment to assist the scholars in school work. The building is old, worn down, broken, and unsafe. I believe if the students had a better place of study, then the performance of our school would be even higher than what it is now.
At Whitney Young, the atmosphere is friendly. It's like having a second family you see mostly everyday. Everyone knows each other and look out for each other, and its lovely.