Linden High School

121 West St George Ave

Linden, NJ 07036-3960

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

1,751 students

Linden High School serves 1,751 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Linden High School operates within the Linden City Board Of Education School District.
The school district's 91% graduation rate is lower than the NJ state average of 92%.

Overview

The student population of 1751 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 131 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,751 students
Linden High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 131 teachers
Linden High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Linden High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 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 12:1
Linden High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
2%
9%
Linden High School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
36%
24%
Linden High School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
39%
17%
Linden High School Black (1988-2013)
White
22%
49%
Linden High School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
1%
Linden High School Two or more races (2011-2013)
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.
0.68 0.42
Linden High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
39%
31%
Linden High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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.
11%
6%
Linden High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,994 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 City Board Of Education School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
2
Number of Students Managed 5,994 922
Linden City Board Of Education School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 91% 92%
Linden City Board Of Education School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $111 MM $20 MM
Linden City Board Of Education School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $114 MM $19 MM
Linden City Board Of Education School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $17,965 $20,414
District Spending / Student $18,461 $19,395
Linden City Board Of Education School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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
  • LindenNumber 1 Elementary School
    728 No Wood Ave
    LindenNJ 07036
    (908)486-2668
    0.3 mi | 382 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • LindenJoseph E. Soehl Middle School
    300 East Henry St
    LindenNJ 07036
    (908)486-0550
    0.4 mi | 662 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • LindenNumber 9 Elementary School
    1401 Deerfield Terrace
    LindenNJ 07036
    (908)486-5164
    0.4 mi | 361 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • RoselleGrace Wilday Junior High School
    500 Brooklawn Ave
    RoselleNJ 07203
    (908)298-2066
    0.5 mi | 365 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • LindenMyles J. Mcmanus Middle School
    300 Edgewood Rd
    LindenNJ 07036
    (908)486-7751
    0.5 mi | 690 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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