Linden High School

121 W St George Ave

Linden, NJ 07036

Tel: (908)486-5432
  • Linden High School serves 1,769 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Linden High School operates within the Linden Public School District.
  • Linden Public School District's 93% graduation rate is lower than the NJ state average of 94%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1769 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 134 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,769 students
Linden High School Total Students (1987-2015)
Gender %Linden High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers134 teachers
Linden High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeLinden High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
Linden High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
2%
10%
Linden High School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
36%
25%
Linden High School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
40%
16%
Linden High School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
22%
48%
Linden High School White Students (1990-2015)
Two or more races
n/a
1%
Linden High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsLinden 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.
0.670.68
Linden High School Diversity Score (1990-2015)
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.
46%
31%
Linden High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2015)
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.
11%
5%
Linden High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Linden Public School District's student population of 6,049 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 93% has decreased from 99% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $20,122 is higher than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $18,619 is less than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District NameLinden Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
2
Number of Students Managed6,049954
Linden Public School District Students Managed (1989-2015)
Graduation Rate93%94%
Linden Public School District Graduation Rate (1994-2015)
District Total Revenue$121 MM$20 MM
Linden Public School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending$112 MM$20 MM
Linden Public School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student$20,122$19,116
Linden Public School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student$18,619$19,190
Linden Public School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • LindenNumber 1 Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 444 students
    0.3 miles
    728 No Wood Ave
    LindenNJ 07036
    (908)486-2668
    0.3PK-5444
  • LindenJoseph E. Soehl Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 630 students
    0.4 miles
    300 E Henry St
    LindenNJ 07036
    (908)486-0550
    0.46-8630
  • LindenNumber 9 Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 361 students
    0.4 miles
    1401 Deerfield Terrace
    LindenNJ 07036
    (908)486-5164
    0.4PK-5361
  • RoselleGrace Wilday Junior High School
    Grades: 7-8 | 382 students
    0.5 miles
    500 Brooklawn Ave
    RoselleNJ 07203
    (908)298-2066
    0.57-8382
  • LindenMyles J. Mcmanus Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 613 students
    0.5 miles
    300 Edgewood Rd
    LindenNJ 07036
    (908)486-7751
    0.56-8613

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