Newark High School

  • Newark High School serves 1,555 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the DE average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 53%.
  • Newark High School operates within the Christina School District.
  • Christina School District's 59% graduation rate is lower than the DE state average of 71%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1555 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 101 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,555 students
Newark High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Newark High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 101 teachers
Newark High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Newark High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
Newark High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
5%
4%
Newark High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
17%
15%
Newark High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
37%
31%
Newark High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
40%
47%
Newark High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Newark High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Newark High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
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.
0.68 0.52
Newark High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
n/a n/a
Newark High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
n/a n/a
Newark High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

  • Christina School District's student population of 16,244 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 59% has decreased from 62% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $17,574 is higher than the state average of $11,318. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $18,313 is higher than the state average of $10,965. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District Name Christina School District
Number of Schools
Managed
30
1
Number of Students Managed 16,244 933
Christina School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 59% 71%
Christina School District Graduation Rate (1994-2015)
District Total Revenue $288 MM $11 MM
Christina School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $300 MM $10 MM
Christina School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $17,574 $11,318
Christina School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $18,313 $10,965
Christina School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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