Barringer High School

Barringer High School serves 1,688 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NJ average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Barringer High School operates within the The Newark School District.
The school district's 82% graduation rate is lower than the NJ state average of 94%.

School Overview

The student population of 1688 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 117 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,688 students
Barringer High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Barringer High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 117 teachers
Barringer High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Barringer High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 13:1
Barringer High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
54%
24%
Barringer High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
44%
16%
Barringer High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
2%
49%
Barringer High School White Students (1989-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Barringer High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.52 0.42
Barringer High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
69%
32%
Barringer High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
5%
Barringer High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 34,976 students has decreased by 12% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 82% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $27,844 is higher than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
The district spending/student of $28,642 is higher than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name The Newark School District
Number of Schools
Managed
73
2
Number of Students Managed 34,976 918
The Newark School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 82% 94%
The Newark School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $1,098 MM $20 MM
The Newark School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $1,130 MM $20 MM
The Newark School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $27,844 $19,116
The Newark School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $28,642 $19,190
The Newark School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Technology High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Great Oaks Charter School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Benjamin Franklin Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • NewarkBenjamin Franklin Elementary School
    0.2 miles | Grades: PK-4 | 563 students42 Park Ave
    NewarkNJ 07104
    (973)268-5250
    0.2PK-4563
  • Newark Branch Brook School
    0.3 miles | Grades: PK-4 | 182 students228 Ridge St
    NewarkNJ 07104
    (973)268-5220
    0.3PK-4182
  • NewarkDr. E. Alma Flagg School
    0.4 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 451 students150 Third St
    NewarkNJ 07104
    (973)268-5190
    0.4KG-8451
  • NewarkMckinley Elementary School
    0.4 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 895 students1 Colonnade Place
    NewarkNJ 07104
    (973)268-5270
    0.4PK-8895
  • NewarkDr William H Horton Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 668 students291 North 7th St
    NewarkNJ 07107
    (973)268-5260
    0.5KG-8668

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