Mainland Regional High School in Linwood, NJ - Niche

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Mainland Regional High School is a public school in Linwood, New Jersey. It has 1,419 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 89% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 247 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

1301 Oak Avenue
Linwood, NJ 08221
(609) 927-4151

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3.9 from 247 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 5
    Overall Experience: This school has become one of the greatest high schools in New Jersey!
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Overall Experience: Mainland Regional High School is the definition of a unique school. The student body, the faculty, and the community are one; we are a family. Throughout my four years at this facility, we have been tested. There have been many tragedies surrounding our school that have left our friends and family in ruins. But, we picked each other up and developed strong bonds of friendship and love. This school is unique not only because of the amazing academics, motivated extra-curricular activities, or the engaging teachers. But, we are one community, one school, one family.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Overall Experience: The school really doesn't feel like a real high school. While students perform well on standardized tests, I feel that it because of the work ethic that was instilled through their parents, rather than the school. The morale of the school is not as great as it once was. The younger teachers seem to be ignorant, and the older teachers seem to be too smart to be able to teach.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Overall Experience: It is an ok school, but there is a little bit of nepotism here.
    • High School Junior
    • 2
    Food: I never buy lunch due to the bad quality of the food.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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3.00 Northfield Community Elementary School Public
3.33 Northfield Community Middle School Public
3.00 ChARTer TECH High School for the Performing Arts Public, Charter
St. Joseph Regional School Private, Religious
3.00 Jordan Road Elementary School Public
3.66 H. Russell Swift Elementary School Public
Trocki Jewish Community Day School Private, Religious
3.66 E.H. Slaybaugh Elementary School Public
2.66 Atlantic Christian School Private, Religious
2.66 South Main Street Elementary School Public
4.00 Ocean City Primary School Public
3.66 Fernwood Avenue Middle School Public
3.66 Ocean City High School Public
2.33 Washington Avenue Elementary School Public
4.00 Egg Harbor Township High School Public
4.00 William H. Ross III Intermediate School Public
2.00 North Main Street School Public
3.66 Eugene A. Tighe Middle School Public
2.33 Pleasantville High School Public
3.66 Ocean City Intermediate School Public
3.33 Clayton J. Davenport Elementary School Public
2.66 Pleasantville Middle School Public
3.00 Ventnor Elementary School Public
3.33 Ventnor Middle School Public
2.33 Leeds Avenue Elementary School Public
3.33 Joy D. Miller School Public
3.33 Alder Avenue Middle School Public
2.33 Holy Spirit High School Private, Religious
Upper Township Primary School Public
3.33 Atlantic City High School Public
3.33 Upper Township Elementary School Public
3.33 Chelsea Heights School Public
3.00 Richmond Avenue School Public
3.00 H. Ashton Marsh Elementary School Public
3.66 Emma C. Attales Middle School Public
3.00 Sovereign Avenue School Public
Brighton Avenue School Public
3.66 Arthur Rann Elementary School Public
Champion Baptist Academy Private, Religious
Our Lady Star of the Sea Regional School Private, Religious
2.66 Texas Avenue School Public
2.66 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. School Complex Public
3.33 George L. Hess Educational Complex Public
3.33 William Davies Middle School Public
3.33 Oakcrest High School Public
2.66 New York Avenue School Public
3.66 Absegami High School Public
Jersey Shore Baptist Academy Private, Religious
Atlantic County Elementary/Middle School Public
Atlantic County High School Public
3.33 Atlantic County Institute of Technology Public
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Atlantic County Alternative High School Public, Alternative
Assumption Regional Catholic School Private, Religious
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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.66 Ocean City High School 5 mi. 1,221
2.33 Pleasantville High School 5 mi. 764
3.33 Atlantic City High School 6 mi. 2,005
3.33 Oakcrest High School 9 mi. 1,088
3.66 Absegami High School 10 mi. 1,537

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Female 47%
Male 52%

Student Diversity

Mainland Regional High School United States Absegami High School Atlantic City High School Oakcrest High School Ocean City High School Pleasantville High School
White 73.0% 51.0% 50.0% 20.0% 46.0% 91.0% 2.0%
Hispanic 11.0% 25.0% 13.0% 32.0% 17.0% 3.0% 47.0%
African American 5.0% 15.0% 17.0% 28.0% 28.0% 2.0% 42.0%
Asian 5.0% 4.8% 16.0% 18.0% 6.0% 1.0% 4.0%
Multiracial 3.0% 2.8% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1.0%


Grade 9 27.8%
Grade 10 22.7%
Grade 11 23.3%
Grade 12 26.2%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 31 responses

  • 81% Yes
  • 16% Not sure.
  • 3% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 21 responses

  • 33% It's sense of community
  • 20% Scheduling system
  • 12% The quality of education
  • 12% Education
  • 12% Sports
  • 10% Extra cirriculars

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 22% Waking up early in the morning and not connecting
  • 13% Swimming for gym class
  • 11% Waking up early for the bus
  • 11% Too many clicks and lack of diversity
  • 9% AP classes at lunch
  • 9% Attendance policies
  • 9% Doctor's note should be excused absence!!!!
  • 7% Social Media
  • 4% Waking up early
  • 2% Don't often have snow days and/or days off
  • 2% Ignorant teachers

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 21 responses

  • 43% Everyone is a big family, there's so much pride
  • 29% The closeness between students and staff members
  • 14% The incredible amount of school spirit
  • 14% Its a bubble sheltering from the real world

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 22 responses

  • 59% Family
  • 27% Spirit
  • 14% Narcissism

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 35% Don't walk slow in the hallway
  • 25% Get involved
  • 20% Ask questions, be involved, and just be nice
  • 15% Ask question if your confused
  • 5% Try to adapt to the strange teaching methods

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 19 responses

  • 32% I love everything about this school.
  • 58% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 11% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.