Dr Ronald Mcnair High School

  • Dr Ronald Mcnair High School serves 716 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • 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 716 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students716 students
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Total Students (1987-2015)
Gender %Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeDr Ronald Mcnair High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
40%
10%
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
21%
25%
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
18%
16%
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
18%
48%
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
2%
1%
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Two Or More Races Students (2014-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsDr Ronald Mcnair High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ 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.
0.740.68
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Diversity Score (1987-2015)
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.
37%
31%
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2015)
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.
13%
5%
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Jersey City School District's student population of 27,810 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 59% has decreased from 93% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $25,743 is higher than the state average of $21,422. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $25,804 is higher than the state average of $21,053. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District NameJersey City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
38
2
Number of Students Managed27,810954
Jersey City School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate59%94%
Jersey City School District Graduation Rate (1998-2010)
District Total Revenue$710 MM$20 MM
Jersey City School District District Total Revenue (1995-2014)
District Spending$711 MM$20 MM
Jersey City School District District Spending (1995-2014)
District Revenue / Student$25,743$21,422
Jersey City School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student$25,804$21,053
Jersey City School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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