Dr Ronald Mcnair High School

123 Coles Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 1%
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School serves 683 students in grades 9-12.
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 89% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 98% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Dr Ronald Mcnair High School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Dr Ronald Mcnair High School's student population of 683 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students683 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

Dr Ronald Mcnair High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 2,239 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Dr Ronald Mcnair High School is 0.70, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#16 out of 2239 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
98%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
46%
10%
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Hispanic
18%
29%
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Black
15%
15%
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White
19%
44%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.700.70
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJersey City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dr Ronald Mcnair High School is M.e.t.s. Charter School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Rafael De J. Cordero School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jersey City Rafael De J. Cordero School Math: 32% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 822 students
    0.2 miles
    158 Erie St
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
    (201) 714-4390
    0.2 PK-8 822
  • Jersey City Dr. Michael Conti School Math: 57% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-8 | 675 students
    0.3 miles
    182 Merseles St
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
    (201) 714-4300
    0.3 PK-8 675
  • Jersey City Jersey City Golden Door Charter School Charter School
    Math: 40% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 569 students
    0.3 miles
    3044 Kennedy Blvd
    Jersey City, NJ 07306
    (201) 795-4400
    0.3 PK-8 569
  • Jersey City M.e.t.s. Charter School Charter School
    Math: 9% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 752 students
    0.4 miles
    211 Sherman Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07307
    (201) 526-8500
    0.4 6-12 752
  • Jersey City James J Ferris High School Math: 6% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,327 student
    0.5 miles
    35 Colgate St
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
    (201) 915-6660
    0.5 9-12 1,327

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