Barringer High School

90 Parker St,

Newark, NJ, 07104-1028

Tel: (973)268-5125
Grades: 9-12

1,498 students

Barringer High School serves 1,498 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Barringer High School operates within the Newark School District.
The school district's 75% graduation rate is lower than the NJ state average of 92%.

Overview

The student population of 1498 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 116 teachers has grown by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,498 students
Barringer High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 116 teachers
Barringer High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Barringer 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 0.47 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 12:1
Barringer High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
9%
Barringer High School Asian (1988-2010)
Hispanic
66%
23%
Barringer High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
32%
17%
Barringer High School Black (1988-2012)
White
n/a
51%
Barringer High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Barringer High School Sch Ethnicity Barringer 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.
0.47 0.66
Barringer 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.
71%
29%
Barringer 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.
3%
6%
Barringer High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 38,202 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Newark School District
Number of Schools
Managed
74
2
Number of Students Managed 38,202 919
Newark School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 75% 92%
Newark School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,136 MM $20 MM
Newark School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,152 MM $19 MM
Newark School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $28,406 $20,414
Newark School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $28,802 $19,395
Newark 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 Technology High School (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Great Oaks Charter School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Franklin Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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