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 equal to the NJ average of 13:1.
  • 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 declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,769 students
Linden High School Total Students (1987-2015)
Gender % Linden High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 134 teachers
Linden High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Linden High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 13:1
Linden High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
10%
Linden High School Asian Students (1989-2015)
Hispanic
36%
25%
Linden High School Black Students (1989-2015)
Black
40%
16%
Linden High School Black Students (1989-2015)
White
22%
48%
Linden High School White Students (1989-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Linden High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
1%
Linden High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.67 0.42
Linden 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.
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Linden High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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.
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Linden High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

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 increased from 88% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $20,090 in this district is less than the state average of $21,792. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $18,887 is less than the state average of $20,672. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Linden Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
2
Number of Students Managed 6,049 954
Linden Public School District Students Managed (1989-2015)
Graduation Rate 93% 94%
Linden Public School District Graduation Rate (1995-2015)
District Total Revenue $120 MM $21 MM
Linden Public School District District Total Revenue (1992-2015)
District Spending $113 MM $20 MM
Linden Public School District District Spending (1992-2015)
District Revenue / Student $20,090 $21,792
Linden Public School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2015)
District Spending / Student $18,887 $20,672
Linden Public School District District Spending / Student (1990-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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  • 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
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  • 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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