Linden High School

121 West St George Ave,

Linden, NJ, 07036-3960

Tel: (908)486-5432
Grades: 9-12

1,785 students

Linden High School serves 1,785 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Linden High School operates within the Linden School District.
The school district's 91% graduation rate is lower than the NJ state average of 92%.

Overview

The student population of 1785 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 146 teachers has grown by 28% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,785 students
Linden High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 146 teachers
Linden High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Linden High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 12:1
Linden High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
9%
Linden High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
35%
23%
Linden High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
37%
17%
Linden High School Black (1988-2012)
White
23%
51%
Linden High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Linden High School Sch Ethnicity Linden High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.69 0.41
Linden High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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%
29%
Linden High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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.
9%
6%
Linden High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,978 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Linden School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
2
Number of Students Managed 5,978 983
Linden School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 91% 92%
Linden School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $111 MM $20 MM
Linden School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $114 MM $19 MM
Linden School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $17,965 $20,414
Linden School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,461 $19,395
Linden School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Abraham Clark High School (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Joseph E Soehl Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Number 1 Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Linden Number 1 Elementary School
    728 No Wood Ave
    Linden , NJ , 07036
    (908)486-2668
    0.3  mi  |  293  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Linden Joseph E Soehl Middle School
    300 East Henry St
    Linden , NJ , 07036
    (908)486-0550
    0.4  mi  |  696  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Linden Number 9 Deerfield Terr Elementary School
    Deerfield Terrace And Kent Pla
    Linden , NJ , 07036
    (908)486-5164
    0.4  mi  |  385  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Roselle Wilday Middle School
    Brooklawn Ave
    Roselle , NJ , 07203
    (908)298-2066
    0.5  mi  |  355  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Linden Myles J Mcmanus Middle School
    300 Edgewood Rd
    Linden , NJ , 07036
    (908)486-7751
    0.5  mi  |  709  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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Linden, NJ public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.07, which is lower than the New Jersey average of 0.41. The most diverse school in Linden is Myles J Mcmanus Middle School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.