Dickinson (john) High School

Dickinson (john) High School serves 765 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 53%.
Dickinson (john) High School operates within the Red Clay Consolidated School District.
The school district's 62% graduation rate is lower than the DE state average of 71%.

School Overview

The student population of 765 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 765 students
Dickinson (john) High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Dickinson (john) High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Dickinson (john) High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Dickinson (john) High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Dickinson (john) High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
3%
4%
Dickinson (john) High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
18%
15%
Dickinson (john) High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
40%
31%
Dickinson (john) High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
39%
47%
Dickinson (john) High School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Dickinson (john) High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown DE 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.
0.66 0.52
Dickinson (john) 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.
41%
39%
Dickinson (john) High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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.
n/a
n/a
Dickinson (john) High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 16,538 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 62% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,538 is higher than the state average of $7,010. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $14,021 is higher than the state average of $7,367. The district spending/student has declined by 11% over four years.
School District Name Red Clay Consolidated School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
1
Number of Students Managed 16,538 970
Red Clay Consolidated   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 62% 71%
Red Clay Consolidated   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2010)
District Total Revenue $228 MM $8 MM
Red Clay Consolidated   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $220 MM $9 MM
Red Clay Consolidated   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $14,538 $7,010
Red Clay Consolidated   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $14,021 $7,367
Red Clay Consolidated   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Central School (the) (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Skyline Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Heritage Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WilmingtonHeritage Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 625 students2815 Highlands Ln
    WilmingtonDE 19808
    (302)454-3424
    0.7KG-5625
  • WilmingtonSkyline Middle School
    0.8 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 790 students2900 Skyline Dr
    WilmingtonDE 19808
    (302)454-3410
    0.86-8790
  • WilmingtonLinden Hill Elementary School
    1.3 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 860 students3415 Skyline Dr
    WilmingtonDE 19808
    (302)454-3406
    1.3KG-5860
  • WilmingtonStanton Middle School
    1.3 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 686 students1800 Limestone Rd
    WilmingtonDE 19804
    (302)992-5540
    1.36-8686
  • WilmingtonCentral School (the)
    Alternative School
    1.4 miles | Grades: 6-12 | 159 students1621 Telegraph Rd
    WilmingtonDE 19804
    (302)992-5550
    1.46-12159

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