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 grown by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 726 students
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 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
Asian
3%
3%
Hispanic
16%
14%
Black
39%
32%
White
42%
48%
All Ethnic Groups
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
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%
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%

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 94% over five years.
School District Name Red Clay Consolidated School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
1
Number of Students Managed 16,472 970
Graduation Rate 61% 73%
District Total Revenue $224 MM $13 MM
District Spending $229 MM $15 MM
District Revenue / Student $14,246 $11,002
District Spending / Student $14,600 $12,421
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 Students Grades
  • WilmingtonHeritage Elementary School
    2815 Highlands Ln
    WilmingtonDE 19808
    (302)454-3424
    0.7 mi | 598 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • WilmingtonSkyline Middle School
    2900 Skyline Dr
    WilmingtonDE 19808
    (302)454-3410
    0.8 mi | 826 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • WilmingtonStanton Middle School
    1800 Limestone Rd
    WilmingtonDE 19804
    (302)992-5540
    1.3 mi | 690 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • WilmingtonLinden Hill Elementary School
    3415 Skyline Dr
    WilmingtonDE 19808
    (302)454-3406
    1.3 mi | 881 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • WilmingtonCentral School (the)
    Alternative School
    1621 Telegraph Rd
    WilmingtonDE 19804
    (302)992-5550
    Alternative School

    1.4 mi | 176 students | Gr. 6-12                      

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