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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students702 students
Dickinson (john) High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Dickinson (john) High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
Dickinson (john) High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeDickinson (john) High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
Dickinson (john) High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
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)
All Ethnic GroupsDickinson (john) High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownDE All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.670.66
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.
41%
37%
Dickinson (john) High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
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/an/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 decreased from 63% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,103 is higher than the state average of $7,010. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,602 is higher than the state average of $7,367. The district spending/student has declined by 16% over four years.
School District NameRed Clay Consolidated School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
1
Number of Students Managed16,146933
Red Clay Consolidated School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate62%71%
Red Clay Consolidated School District Graduation Rate (1993-2015)
District Total Revenue$228 MM$8 MM
Red Clay Consolidated School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$220 MM$9 MM
Red Clay Consolidated School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$14,103$7,010
Red Clay Consolidated School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$13,602$7,367
Red Clay Consolidated School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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