Dr Ronald Mc Nair Academy High School

Dr Ronald Mc Nair Academy High School serves 692 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Dr Ronald Mc Nair Academy 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 692 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 27% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 692 students
Dr Ronald Mc Nair Academy High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 41% Male / 59%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Dr Ronald Mc Nair Academy High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Dr Ronald Mc Nair Academy 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 0.76 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
Dr Ronald Mc Nair Academy High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Dr Ronald Mc Nair Academy High School American Indian (2000-2012)
Asian
35%
9%
Dr Ronald Mc Nair Academy High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
22%
23%
Dr Ronald Mc Nair Academy High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
17%
17%
Dr Ronald Mc Nair Academy High School Black (1988-2012)
White
21%
51%
Dr Ronald Mc Nair Academy High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Dr Ronald Mc Nair Academy High School Sch Ethnicity Dr Ronald Mc Nair Academy 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.
0.76 0.41
Dr Ronald Mc Nair Academy 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.
35%
29%
Dr Ronald Mc Nair Academy 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.
15%
6%
Dr Ronald Mc Nair Academy High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 29,253 students has grown by 5% 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 29,253 983
Jersey City School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 71% 92%
Jersey City School District Graduation Rate (1995-2009)
District Total Revenue $673 MM $20 MM
Jersey City School District Total Revenue (1992-2009)
District Spending $665 MM $19 MM
Jersey City School District Spending (1992-2009)
District Revenue / Student $24,189 $20,414
Jersey City School District Revenue / Student (1992-2009)
District Spending / Student $23,883 $19,395
Jersey City School District Spending / Student (1992-2009)
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 William L Dickinson High School (0.5 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 No 37 Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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Did You Know?
Jersey City, 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 0.58, which is higher than the New Jersey average of 0.41. The most diverse school in Jersey City is Learning Community Charter School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.