Dr Ronald Mcnair High School

123 Coles Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School serves 704 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 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 26%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 704 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20% in NJ)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Dr Ronald Mcnair High School's student population of 704 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
704 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
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School Rankings

Dr Ronald Mcnair High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 2,183 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Dr Ronald Mcnair High School is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#7 out of 2183 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
26%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
42%
10%
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Hispanic
20%
32%
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Black
14%
15%
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White
18%
40%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.74
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
88%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dr Ronald Mcnair High School's ranking?
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School is ranked #7 out of 2,183 schools, which ranks it among the top 1% of public schools in New Jersey.
What schools are Dr Ronald Mcnair High School often compared to?
Dr Ronald Mcnair High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Infinity Institute, County Prep High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
90-94% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NJ state average), while 90-94% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NJ state average).
What is the graduation rate of Dr Ronald Mcnair High School?
The graduation rate of Dr Ronald Mcnair High School is 95%, which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 88%.
How many students attend Dr Ronald Mcnair High School?
704 students attend Dr Ronald Mcnair High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
42% of Dr Ronald Mcnair High School students are Asian, 20% of students are Hispanic, 18% of students are White, 14% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dr Ronald Mcnair High School?
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Dr Ronald Mcnair High School offer ?
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Dr Ronald Mcnair High School part of?
Dr Ronald Mcnair High School is part of Jersey City Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 704 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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