Dickinson (john) High School

Dickinson (john) High School serves 726 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the DE average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
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 726 students has declined by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 726 students
Dickinson (john) High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Dickinson (john) High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Dickinson (john) High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
Dickinson (john) High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
3%
3%
Dickinson (john) High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
16%
14%
Dickinson (john) High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
39%
32%
Dickinson (john) High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
42%
48%
Dickinson (john) High School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Dickinson (john) High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown DE All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.65 0.51
Dickinson (john) 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.
56%
47%
Dickinson (john) High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
5%
5%
Dickinson (john) High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 16,472 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 61% has decreased from 90% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,246 is higher than the state average of $11,002. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $14,600 is higher than the state average of $12,421. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Red Clay Consolidated School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
1
Number of Students Managed 16,472 970
Red Clay Consolidated   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
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 District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $229 MM $15 MM
Red Clay Consolidated   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,246 $11,002
Red Clay Consolidated   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,600 $12,421
Red Clay Consolidated   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WilmingtonHeritage Elementary School
    2815 Highlands Ln
    WilmingtonDE 19808
    (302)454-3424
    0.7 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 598 students                      
  • WilmingtonSkyline Middle School
    2900 Skyline Dr
    WilmingtonDE 19808
    (302)454-3410
    0.8 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 826 students                      
  • WilmingtonStanton Middle School
    1800 Limestone Rd
    WilmingtonDE 19804
    (302)992-5540
    1.3 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 690 students                      
  • WilmingtonLinden Hill Elementary School
    3415 Skyline Dr
    WilmingtonDE 19808
    (302)454-3406
    1.3 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 881 students                      
  • WilmingtonCentral School (the)
    Alternative School
    1621 Telegraph Rd
    WilmingtonDE 19804
    (302)992-5550
    Alternative School

    1.4 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 176 students                      

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