Dr Ronald Mcnair High School

  • Dr Ronald Mcnair High School serves 710 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 91% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥99% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 54%.

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 710 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students710 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dr Ronald Mcnair High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 2,236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dr Ronald Mcnair High School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
40%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
42%
10%
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Hispanic
20%
26%
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Black
17%
16%
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White
17%
46%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.730.43
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Graduation Rate≥95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
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: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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