Bayonne High School

Tel: (201)858-5900
Grades 9-12
2,646 students
Bayonne High School serves 2,646 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NJ average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Bayonne High School operates within the Bayonne Board Of Education School District.
Bayonne Board Of Education School District's 82% graduation rate is lower than the NJ state average of 94%.

School Overview

The student population of 2646 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 194 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,646 students
Bayonne High School Total Students (1989-2014)
Gender % Bayonne High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 194 teachers
Bayonne High School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Bayonne 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 0.66 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
Bayonne High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
6%
9%
Bayonne High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
37%
24%
Bayonne High School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
13%
16%
Bayonne High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
44%
49%
Bayonne High School White Students (1989-2014)
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.
0.66 0.42
Bayonne High School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
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.
57%
32%
Bayonne High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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.
10%
5%
Bayonne High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

Bayonne Board Of Education School District's student population of 9,691 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 82% has decreased from 86% over five years.
The revenue/student of $15,904 in this district is less than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $15,405 is less than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name Bayonne Board Of Education School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
2
Number of Students Managed 9,691 918
Bayonne Board Of Education School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 82% 94%
Bayonne Board Of Education School District Graduation Rate (1994-2014)
District Total Revenue $145 MM $20 MM
Bayonne Board Of Education School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $140 MM $20 MM
Bayonne Board Of Education School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,904 $19,116
Bayonne Board Of Education School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,405 $19,190
Bayonne Board Of Education School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Bayonne Academy (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ezra L. Nolan School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Midtown Community School #8 (0.4 miles away)
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I attended Bayonne High School grades 9 through 11. My senior year, my family moved to Governors Island, New York. I attended Curtis high school and graduated from there. However, my years at Bayonne High School were invaluable. I learned so much and my education has served me well throughout the years. My education afforded me the opportunity to be gainfully employed throughout my working years. I am well versed in art, literature, language and business, thanks to all the great teachers at BHS. I was blessed to have attended this school.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 09/20/13

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