Malcolm X Shabazz High School

80 Johnson Ave, Newark, NJ 07108 | (973) 733-6760
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 942
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4 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Leila Dinkins
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Newark City School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $25,201
  • Graduation Rate: 72.8%
  • Dropout Rate: 2.7%
  • Students Per Teacher: 15.4
  • Enrolled Students: 39,443

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 942
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 75.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 459 (48.7%)
  • Females: 483 (51.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 37 (3.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 577 (61.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 614 (65.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Malcolm X Shabazz High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Malcolm X Shabazz High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade19020.2%
10th Grade18419.5%
11th Grade20121.3%
12th Grade21622.9%
Source: NJ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4

4 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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2 reviews for Malcolm X Shabazz High School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on February 10, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i was in shabazz 75 to 79 mr mays was the pricipal then I'm Christoper Duncan mom. He's graduating this year hope he keeps up the good work. that staff there is ausome
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 22, 2007
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I greet you in the name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus, the Christ. I pray that the Father has blessed you with health, strength, peace and prosperity this day.
    I'm writing to you because of the policy that you have put into practice of suspending students that report to school tardy. As much as I appreciate your effort to teach my son and all of our children discipline, there has to be a better way than this. Surely the Board can afford postage. Send me a letter or call me. But to cheat our youth out of education is not the answer. Inner-city children are deprived enough as it is.
    It's also my opinion that your staff should lead by example. Should any principal, teacher, aide, nurse, custodian or whomever: if they should report to work late, they too should be suspended; without pay. Why without pay? Because when you suspend my child because he is late, he's going without education. If my child is being denied his education, surely his leaders and role models should set the pace. Why should the staff be paid when my child is not being taught?
    I thank you for your time and attention in this matter. If needed, I can be reached via all communication channels listed in the heading.

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