Bayonne High School

Tel: (201)858-5900
Grades: 9-12

2,597 students

Bayonne High School serves 2,597 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Bayonne High School operates within the Bayonne School District.
The school district's 72% graduation rate is lower than the NJ state average of 92%.

Overview

The student population of 2597 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 196 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,597 students
Bayonne High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 196 teachers
Bayonne High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Bayonne 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 0.67 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 13:1 12:1
Bayonne High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
9%
Bayonne High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
35%
23%
Bayonne High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
11%
17%
Bayonne High School Black (1988-2012)
White
45%
51%
Bayonne High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Bayonne High School Sch Ethnicity Bayonne 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.
0.67 0.41
Bayonne 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.
51%
29%
Bayonne 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.
8%
6%
Bayonne High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,418 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Bayonne School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
2
Number of Students Managed 9,418 983
Bayonne School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 72% 92%
Bayonne School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $145 MM $20 MM
Bayonne School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $144 MM $19 MM
Bayonne School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,112 $20,414
Bayonne School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,080 $19,395
Bayonne 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 Infinity Institute (1.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Ezra L Nolan 40 Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Midtown Community School No 8 (0.4 miles away)
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  • Recommended September 20, 2013 - I attended Bayonne High School grades 9 through 11. My senior year, my family moved to Governors Island, New York. I attended Curtis high school and graduated from there. However, my years at Bayonne High School were invaluable. I learned so much and my education has served me well throughout the years. My education afforded me the opportunity to be gainfully employed throughout my working years. I am well versed in art, literature, language and business, thanks to all the great teachers at BHS. I was blessed to have attended this school. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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Bayonne, 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 0.62, which is higher than the New Jersey average of 0.41. The most diverse school in Bayonne is Woodrow Wilson No 10 Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.