William L Dickinson High School



William L Dickinson High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

William L Dickinson 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
9 548
10 423
11 475
12 383
UG 165

William L Dickinson High School is a public high school of the Jersey City School District located in Jersey City, NJ. It has 1,994 students in grades 9th through 12th. William L Dickinson High School is the 36th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 1,610th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,994
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 163

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William L Dickinson High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,072
(54%)
3,347
(53%)
 Female 922
(46%)
3,020
(47%)

William L Dickinson High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 958
(48%)
2,336
(37%)
 Asian 433
(22%)
1,093
(17%)
 Black 323
(16%)
2,173
(34%)
 White 256
(13%)
660
(10%)
 American Indian 15
(1%)
34
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(0%)
31
(0%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
40
(1%)

William L Dickinson High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,429
(72%)
4,162
(65%)
 Not Eligible 467
(23%)
1,829
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 98
(5%)
376
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

William L Dickinson High School is ranked 11th out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of William L Dickinson High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 34.7%. 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.

William L Dickinson High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2991
2006 2917
2007 2722
2008 2601
2009 2359
2010 2377
2011 2389
2012 2127
2013 2122
2014 2185
2015 1994

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 15.3
2007 14
2008 14.3
2009 15.5
2010 15.7
2011 11.9
2012 12.1
2013 12.9
2014 12.7
2015 12.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.51220327649616
2006 0.17757970517655
2007 0.67229977957384
2008 0.67397154940408
2009 0.62950402713014
2010 0.67269667648296
2011 0.6910841356216
2012 0.6657263751763
2013 0.69274269557022
2014 0.77254004576659
2015 0.76579739217653

Compare William L Dickinson High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,135.9% 11.4:1
 
1,220.0% 12.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 76.6%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,994 12.2:1  
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