John Dewey High School

District

Overview

  • School Number: K540

  • Accessibility: No Accessibility

  • Grades: 09,10,11,12,SE

  • 2020–2021 Enrollment: 2276

  • Geographic District: 21

  • Borough: Brooklyn

School Contacts and Information

School Leader
Heather Adelle, I.A. Principal
Parent Coordinator
Elizabeth Santana,Kristine Gattuso
Respect for All Liaison
Baiada Baiada
Sexual Harassment Prevention Liaison
Getreu Getreu
How to report bullying
Space
Shares building with other schools
District Borough Number
21K540

Superintendent and District Contacts

Superintendent
Michael Prayor
Family Support Coordinator
Melissa Thomas
Phone
718-368-8515
Address
1830 Shore Boulevard, Brooklyn, NY 11235
Education Council President
Anna Lambersky
Education Council Phone
718-232-2161

Mental Health and Wellness

Ask your Parent Coordinator, School Social Worker, or School Counselor for more information about your school's mental health program.
School-Based Mental Health Clinic
Jewish Board for Children and Family Services: 718-676-4280 Ext 461353

Building Ventilation Information

In order to ensure maximum safety for staff and students, all school buildings are continually monitored for any ventilation issues. The DOE makes repairs or improvements where needed and/or will close any rooms until they can be occupied safely.
K540 - 50 Avenue X
See citywide information and report definitions:
Building Ventilation Status

Free Student Meals

Breakfast, lunch and after school meal service is free for all NYC public school students.
Menu Service Specifics
  • Breakfast Time: 7:45 AM-8:30 AM
  • Lunch Time: 11:30 AM-2:00 PM
  • Food Service Manager: Reene Clark
  • Kitchen Phone Number: 718-996-8202
See what's on the menu:
Breakfast
Lunch
DOH Inspection Report

Admissions

For School Specific Admission Information
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School Quality

The DOE develops tools to help families and educators understand student achievement and school quality. The reports on this page provide information about school quality from multiple sources. These sources include feedback from students, teachers, and parents. Reports also include information from formal school visits and a variety of student achievement metrics.

School Quality Snapshot
The School Quality Snapshot provides families with a summary of each school. The data captures the schools learning environment and student performance. Snapshots from the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 school years are available in the links below.
School Quality Snapshot - High School
School Quality Guide
The School Quality Guide is a detailed report about this school that includes complete results from the NYC School Survey and more information on student achievement.
School Quality Guide - High School
Quality Review Report
The Quality Review Report is the result of a two-day visit by an experienced educator, who has looked at how well this school supports student learning and teacher practice.
Quality Review Report 2016-2017
Quality Review Report 2014-2015
School Performance Dashboard
The School Performance Dashboard shows multiple years of data and key comparisons for this school.
School Performance Dashboard - High School
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