Kearny High School

Kearny High School serves 1,693 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the NJ average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Kearny High School operates within the Kearny School District.
Kearny School District's 94% graduation rate is equal to the NJ state average of 94%.

School Overview

The student population of 1693 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 133 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,693 students
Kearny High School Total Students (1989-2014)
Gender % Kearny High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 133 teachers
Kearny High School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Kearny High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 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 13:1 13:1
Kearny High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
9%
Kearny High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
57%
24%
Kearny High School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
2%
16%
Kearny High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
39%
49%
Kearny 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.
0.53 0.42
Kearny 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.
40%
32%
Kearny 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%
Kearny High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

Kearny School District's student population of 5,912 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 94% has increased from 90% over five years.
The revenue/student of $15,698 in this district is less than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $15,893 is less than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Kearny School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
2
Number of Students Managed 5,912 918
Kearny School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 94% 94%
Kearny School District Graduation Rate (1994-2014)
District Total Revenue $91 MM $20 MM
Kearny School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $92 MM $20 MM
Kearny School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,698 $19,116
Kearny School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,893 $19,190
Kearny School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
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 Harrison High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hamilton Intermediate School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Franklin Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • KearnyFranklin Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 1086 students
    0.4 miles
    100 Davis Ave
    KearnyNJ 07032
    (201)955-5020
    0.4PK-81086
  • KearnyGarfield Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 654 students
    0.4 miles
    360 Belgrove Dr
    KearnyNJ 07032
    (201)955-5090
    0.4PK-6654
  • KearnyLincoln Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 815 students
    0.6 miles
    121 Beech St
    KearnyNJ 07032
    (201)955-5095
    0.6PK-8815
  • KearnyWashington Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 703 students
    0.8 miles
    80 Belgrove Dr
    KearnyNJ 07032
    (201)955-5110
    0.8PK-8703
  • HarrisonLincoln Elementary School
    Grades: KG-3 | 634 students
    1 miles
    221 Cross St
    HarrisonNJ 07029
    (973)483-6400
    1KG-3634

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