Dr Ronald Mcnair High School

Dr Ronald Mcnair High School serves 707 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NJ average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School operates within the Jersey City School District.
Jersey City School District's 59% graduation rate is lower than the NJ state average of 94%.

School Overview

The student population of 707 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 707 students
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Total Students (1989-2014)
Gender % Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.74 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
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
39%
9%
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
22%
24%
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
17%
16%
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
20%
49%
Dr Ronald Mcnair 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.
0.74 0.42
Dr Ronald Mcnair 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.
34%
32%
Dr Ronald Mcnair 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.
12%
5%
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

Jersey City School District's student population of 27,571 students has decreased by 20% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 59% has decreased from 76% over five years.
The revenue/student of $24,084 is higher than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $24,511 is higher than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Jersey City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
38
2
Number of Students Managed 27,571 898
Jersey City School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 59% 94%
Jersey City School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $666 MM $20 MM
Jersey City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2012)
District Spending $678 MM $20 MM
Jersey City School District District Spending (1992-2012)
District Revenue / Student $24,084 $19,116
Jersey City School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2012)
District Spending / Student $24,511 $19,190
Jersey City School District District Spending / Student (1995-2012)
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 M.e.t.s. Charter School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is M.e.t.s. Charter School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rafael De J. Cordero School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jersey CityRafael De J. Cordero School
    Grades: PK-8 | 799 students
    0.2 miles
    158 Erie St
    Jersey CityNJ 07302
    (201)714-4390
    0.2PK-8799
  • Jersey CityDr. Michael Conti School
    Grades: PK-8 | 629 students
    0.3 miles
    182 Merseles St
    Jersey CityNJ 07302
    (201)714-4300
    0.3PK-8629
  • Jersey CityJersey City Golden Door Charter SchoolCharter School
    Grades: KG-8 | 487 students
    0.3 miles
    3044 Kennedy Blvd
    Jersey CityNJ 07306
    (201)795-4400
    0.3KG-8487
  • Jersey CityM.e.t.s. Charter SchoolCharter School
    Grades: 6-12 | 480 students
    0.4 miles
    211 Sherman Ave
    Jersey CityNJ 07307
    (201)526-8500
    0.46-12480
  • Jersey CityJames J Ferris High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1265 students
    0.5 miles
    35 Colgate St
    Jersey CityNJ 07302
    (201)915-6660
    0.59-121265

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