Newark High School



Newark High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Newark High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 352
10 355
11 258
12 352

Newark High School is a public high school of the Christina School District located in Newark, DE. It has 1,317 students in grades 9th through 12th. Newark High School is the 12th largest public high school in Delaware and the 4,180th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,317
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 78

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Newark High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 683
(52%)
1,905
(55%)
 Female 634
(48%)
1,556
(45%)

Newark High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 507
(38%)
1,060
(31%)
 Black 474
(36%)
1,547
(45%)
 Hispanic 236
(18%)
623
(18%)
 Asian 74
(6%)
153
(4%)
 Two or More 24
(2%)
70
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Newark High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 901
(68%)
2,238
(65%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 416
(32%)
1,223
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Newark High School is ranked 7th out of 55 ranked schools in Delaware, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Newark High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (31.6%) is slightly higher than the state average of 27.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Newark High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1866
2006 1703
2007 1619
2008 1610
2009 1512
2010 1612
2011 1449
2012 1530
2013 1549
2014 1555
2015 1317

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17
2006 18.5
2007 18.4
2008 17.7
2009 16.6
2010 18.3
2011 15.4
2012 15.9
2013 16
2014 15.4
2015 16.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29849946409432
2006 0.27422196124486
2007 0.28844966028413
2008 0.41490683229814
2009 0.46693121693122
2010 0.45719602977667
2011 0.43271221532091
2012 0.4797385620915
2013 0.33892834086507
2014 0.31061093247588
2015 0.31586940015186

Compare Newark High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,359.1% 13.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,690.0% 16.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 27.0%
 
This School 31.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Newark High School
Newark, DE
Public 09 - 12 1,317 16.9:1  
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Public PK - 12 143 1.6:1 2 miles
Newark Center for Creative Learning
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Newark Charter School
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Public KG - 12 2,140 16.7:1 3 miles
Towle Institute
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Glasgow High School
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Public 09 - 12 864 17.6:1 4 miles
Dickinson (john) High School
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Public 09 - 12 660 12.2:1 5 miles
Caravel Academy
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Private PK - 12 1,156 17:1 6 miles
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Private PK - 12 360 11:1 6 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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