Dr Ronald Mcnair High School

Dr Ronald Mcnair High School serves 694 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School operates within the Jersey City School District.
The school district's 71% graduation rate is lower than the NJ state average of 92%.

Overview

The student population of 694 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 694 students
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 41% Male / 59%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
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 0.74 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
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
2%
n/a
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School American Indian (2000-2013)
Asian
39%
9%
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
22%
24%
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
16%
17%
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Black (1988-2013)
White
20%
49%
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School White (1988-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
58%
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Hawaiian (2009-2013)
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.
0.74 0.42
Dr Ronald Mcnair 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.
35%
31%
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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.
11%
6%
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 28,884 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 93% over five years.
School District Name Jersey City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
38
2
Number of Students Managed 28,884 927
Jersey City School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 71% 92%
Jersey City School District Graduation Rate (1995-2009)
District Total Revenue $673 MM n/a
Jersey City School District Total Revenue (1992-2009)
District Spending $665 MM n/a
Jersey City School District Spending (1992-2009)
District Revenue / Student $24,189 $0
Jersey City School District Revenue / Student (1992-2009)
District Spending / Student $23,883 $0
Jersey City School District Spending / Student (1992-2009)
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 M.e.t.s. Charter School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is M.e.t.s. Charter School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rafael De J. Cordero School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Jersey CityRafael De J. Cordero School
    158 Erie St
    Jersey CityNJ 07302
    (201)714-4390
    0.2 mi | 689 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Jersey CityDr. Michael Conti School
    182 Merseles St
    Jersey CityNJ 07302
    (201)714-4300
    0.3 mi | 650 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Jersey CityJersey City Golden Door Charter School
    Charter School
    3044 Kennedy Blvd
    Jersey CityNJ 07306
    (201)795-4400
    Charter School

    0.4 mi | 486 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • Jersey CityM.e.t.s. Charter School
    Charter School
    180 9th St
    Jersey CityNJ 07302
    (201)526-8500
    Charter School

    0.4 mi | 396 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • Jersey CityWilliam L Dickinson High School
    2 Palisade Ave
    Jersey CityNJ 07306
    (201)714-4400
    0.5 mi | 2127 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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