Kearny High School

336 Devon St

Kearny, NJ 07032-2612

Tel: (201)955-5048
Grades: 9-12

1,735 students

Kearny High School serves 1,735 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Kearny High School operates within the Kearny School District.
The school district's 89% graduation rate is lower than the NJ state average of 92%.

Overview

The student population of 1735 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 135 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,735 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 135 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 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
2%
9%
Hispanic
57%
24%
Black
2%
17%
White
39%
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.
0.53 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.
30%
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.
8%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,974 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 89% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Kearny School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
2
Number of Students Managed 5,974 922
Graduation Rate 89% 92%
District Total Revenue $95 MM $20 MM
District Spending $99 MM $19 MM
District Revenue / Student $16,831 $20,414
District Spending / Student $17,456 $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 Knowledge Advanced Skills West High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hamilton Intermediate School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Garfield Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • KearnyGarfield Elementary School
    360 Belgrove Dr
    KearnyNJ 07032
    (201)955-5090
    0.4 mi | 666 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • KearnyFranklin Elementary School
    100 Davis Ave
    KearnyNJ 07032
    (201)955-5020
    0.4 mi | 1095 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • KearnyLincoln Elementary School
    121 Beech St
    KearnyNJ 07032
    (201)955-5095
    0.6 mi | 825 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • KearnyWashington Elementary School
    80 Belgrove Dr
    KearnyNJ 07032
    (201)955-5110
    0.8 mi | 687 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • HarrisonLincoln Elementary School
    221 Cross St
    HarrisonNJ 07029
    (973)483-6400
    1 mi | 713 students | Gr. PK-3                      

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  • Recommended November 15, 2011 - I hate KHS. The teachers are always on top of you, the principal is fake and all the school "spirit" is phony. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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