Dr. Ronald E. McNair Academic High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#62
College Readiness Index
85.1
Math Proficiency
3.8
Language Proficiency
3.6
Student/Teacher Ratio
13:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 692 Students
  • 55 Teachers

Dr. Ronald E. McNair Academic High School
123 COLES ST
JERSEY CITY, NJ 07302

Phone: (201) 418-7618

District: Jersey City Public Schools

Overview

Dr. Ronald E. McNair Academic High School is ranked 3rd within New Jersey. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Dr. Ronald E. McNair Academic High School is 100 percent. The student body makeup is 42 percent male and 58 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 79 percent. Dr. Ronald E. McNair Academic High School is 1 of 6 high schools in the Jersey City Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#62
State Rank
#3

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 692
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 79%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 51%
Full-Time Teachers 55

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Language 100%
Proficient in Math 100%
College Readiness Index 85.1

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large Suburb
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 6
Total Students 6,598
Proficient in Language (district average) 87%
Proficient in Math (district average) 66%
College Readiness (district average) 29.0

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

Nearby Schools

Dr. Ronald E. McNair Academic High School is 1 of 6 schools in the Jersey City Public Schools.

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