Dickinson (john) High School

1801 Milltown Rd,

Wilmington, DE, 19808-4099

Tel: (302)992-5500
Grades: 9-12

618 students

Dickinson (john) High School serves 618 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Dickinson (john) High School operates within the Red Clay Consolidated School District.
The school district's 61% graduation rate is lower than the DE state average of 73%.

Overview

The student population of 618 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 618 students
Dickinson (john) High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Dickinson (john) High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Dickinson (john) High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Dickinson (john) High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
Dickinson (john) High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
20%
13%
Dickinson (john) High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
37%
32%
Dickinson (john) High School Black (1988-2012)
White
38%
49%
Dickinson (john) High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Dickinson (john) High School Sch Ethnicity Dickinson (john) 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 0.64
Dickinson (john) 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.
53%
43%
Dickinson (john) High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
7%
6%
Dickinson (john) High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 16,285 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 63% over five years.
School District Name Red Clay Consolidated School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
1
Number of Students Managed 16,285 970
Red Clay Consolidated   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 61% 73%
Red Clay Consolidated   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2009)
District Total Revenue $224 MM $13 MM
Red Clay Consolidated   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $229 MM $15 MM
Red Clay Consolidated   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,246 $11,002
Red Clay Consolidated   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,600 $12,421
Red Clay Consolidated   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Wilmington Heritage Elementary School
    2815 Highlands Ln
    Wilmington , DE , 19808
    (302)454-3424
    0.7  mi  |  572  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Wilmington Skyline Middle School
    2900 Skyline Dr
    Wilmington , DE , 19808
    (302)454-3410
    0.8  mi  |  791  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Wilmington Stanton Middle School
    1800 Limestone Rd
    Wilmington , DE , 19804
    (302)992-5540
    1.3  mi  |  713  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Wilmington Linden Hill Elementary School
    3415 Skyline Dr
    Wilmington , DE , 19808
    (302)454-3406
    1.3  mi  |  822  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Wilmington Central School (the)
    Alternative School
    1621 Telegraph Rd
    Wilmington , DE , 19804
    (302)992-5550
    Alternative School
    1.4  mi  |  166  students  |  Gr.  6-12

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