Dickinson (john) High School

  • Dickinson (john) High School serves 702 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the DE average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 53%.
  • Dickinson (john) High School operates within the Red Clay Consolidated School District.
  • Red Clay Consolidated School District's 62% graduation rate is lower than the DE state average of 71%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 702 students has grown by 13% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 702 students
Dickinson (john) High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Dickinson (john) High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Dickinson (john) High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Dickinson (john) High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Dickinson (john) High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
2%
4%
Dickinson (john) High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
23%
15%
Dickinson (john) High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
40%
31%
Dickinson (john) High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
35%
47%
Dickinson (john) High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Dickinson (john) High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.67 0.52
Dickinson (john) High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
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Dickinson (john) High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
n/a n/a
Dickinson (john) High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

  • Red Clay Consolidated School District's student population of 16,146 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 62% has increased from 58% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,059 is higher than the state average of $11,318. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,146 is higher than the state average of $10,965. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Red Clay Consolidated School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
1
Number of Students Managed 16,146 933
Red Clay Consolidated School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 62% 71%
Red Clay Consolidated School District Graduation Rate (1994-2015)
District Total Revenue $243 MM $11 MM
Red Clay Consolidated School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $245 MM $10 MM
Red Clay Consolidated School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $15,059 $11,318
Red Clay Consolidated School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $15,146 $10,965
Red Clay Consolidated School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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