Bayonne High School

Grades: 9-12

2,570 students

Bayonne High School serves 2,570 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Bayonne High School operates within the Bayonne Board Of Education School District.
The school district's 72% graduation rate is lower than the NJ state average of 92%.

Overview

The student population of 2570 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 204 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,570 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 204 teachers
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 0.65 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
Asian
6%
9%
Hispanic
36%
24%
Black
12%
17%
White
46%
49%
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 0.42
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%
31%
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.
9%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,487 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Bayonne Board Of Education School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
2
Number of Students Managed 9,487 922
Graduation Rate 72% 92%
District Total Revenue $145 MM $20 MM
District Spending $144 MM $19 MM
District Revenue / Student $16,112 $20,414
District Spending / Student $16,080 $19,395
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 Bayonne Academy (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ezra L. Nolan School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Midtown Community School #8 (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • BayonneMidtown Community School #8
    550 Ave A
    BayonneNJ 07002
    (201)858-5984
    0.4 mi | 1108 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • BayonneWashington Community School #9
    191 Ave B
    BayonneNJ 07002
    (201)858-5990
    0.5 mi | 676 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • BayonneLincoln Community School #5
    208 Prospect Ave
    BayonneNJ 07002
    (201)858-5973
    0.8 mi | 436 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • BayonneDr. Walter F. Robinson #3 Elementary School
    95 West 31st St
    BayonneNJ 07002
    (201)858-5964
    0.8 mi | 757 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • BayonneWoodrow Wilson #10 Elementary School
    101 West 56th St
    BayonneNJ 07002
    (201)858-5996
    0.8 mi | 631 students | Gr. PK-8                      

School Reviews

  • 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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