Avenel Middle School

Avenel Middle School serves 632 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the NJ average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Avenel Middle School operates within the Woodbridge Township School District.

School Overview

The student population of 632 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has grown by 36% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 632 students
Avenel Middle School Total Students (1993-2014)
Gender % Avenel Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 67 teachers
Avenel Middle School Total Teachers (1993-2014)
Students by Grade Avenel Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.74 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1 13:1
Avenel Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1991-2014)
Asian
19%
9%
Avenel Middle School Asian Students (1993-2014)
Hispanic
24%
24%
Avenel Middle School Black Students (1993-2014)
Black
21%
16%
Avenel Middle School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
36%
49%
Avenel Middle School White Students (1993-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.74 0.42
Avenel Middle School Diversity Score (1993-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
37%
32%
Avenel Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
14%
5%
Avenel Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

Woodbridge Township School District's student population of 13,455 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $15,687 in this district is less than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $15,534 is less than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District Name Woodbridge Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
24
2
Number of Students Managed 13,455 918
Woodbridge Township   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $207 MM $20 MM
Woodbridge Township   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $205 MM $20 MM
Woodbridge Township   School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,687 $19,116
Woodbridge Township   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,534 $19,190
Woodbridge Township   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is John F. Kennedy High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Iselin Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Woodbine Avenue Elementary School (0 miles away)
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