Dr Ronald Mcnair High School

Tel: (201)418-7617
  • Dr Ronald Mcnair High School serves 710 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 54%.
  • Dr Ronald Mcnair High School operates within the Jersey City School District.
  • Jersey City School District's 59% graduation rate is lower than the NJ state average of 94%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 710 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students710 students
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Total Students (1988-2016)
Gender %Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeDr Ronald Mcnair High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.73 is more than the state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
42%
10%
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Asian Students (1988-2016)
Hispanic
20%
26%
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Black Students (1988-2016)
Black
17%
16%
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Black Students (1988-2016)
White
17%
46%
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School White Students (1988-2016)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Two Or More Races Students (2015-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsDr Ronald Mcnair High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.730.43
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Diversity Score (1988-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
33%
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2016)

District Comparison

  • Jersey City School District's student population of 27,488 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 59% has decreased from 74% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $24,656 is higher than the state average of $20,569. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $25,093 is higher than the state average of $20,942. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameJersey City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
38
2
Number of Students Managed27,488921
Jersey City School District Students Managed (1990-2016)
Graduation Rate59%94%
Jersey City School District Graduation Rate (1998-2016)
District Total Revenue$666 MM$19 MM
Jersey City School District District Total Revenue (1996-2016)
District Spending$678 MM$19 MM
Jersey City School District District Spending (1996-2016)
District Revenue / Student$24,656$20,569
Jersey City School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2016)
District Spending / Student$25,093$20,942
Jersey City School District District Spending / Student (1995-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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New Jersey public schools have a diversity score of 0.43, which is higher than the national average of 0.32. The most diverse school district in New Jersey is The Ethical Community Charter School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.