Christopher Columbus Middle School

Christopher Columbus Middle School serves 1,170 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NJ average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Christopher Columbus Middle School operates within the Clifton School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1170 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 110 teachers has grown by 29% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,170 students
Christopher Columbus Middle School Total Students (1989-2014)
Gender % Christopher Columbus Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 110 teachers
Christopher Columbus Middle School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Christopher Columbus Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 13:1
Christopher Columbus Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
5%
9%
Christopher Columbus Middle School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
63%
24%
Christopher Columbus Middle School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
5%
16%
Christopher Columbus Middle School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
27%
49%
Christopher Columbus Middle School White Students (1989-2014)
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.
0.53 0.68
Christopher Columbus Middle School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
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.
60%
32%
Christopher Columbus 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.
9%
5%
Christopher Columbus Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

Clifton School District's student population of 10,853 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The revenue/student of $15,389 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Clifton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
2
Number of Students Managed 10,853 898
Clifton School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $167 MM n/a
Clifton School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $163 MM n/a
Clifton School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $15,389 n/a
Clifton School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2010)
District Spending / Student $15,038 n/a
Clifton School District District Spending / Student (1992-2010)
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 Clifton High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Paterson Charter School For Science/technology (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is School #1 (0.2 miles away)
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  • CliftonSchool #1
    Grades: KG-5 | 300 students
    0.2 miles
    158 Park Slope
    CliftonNJ 07011
    (973)470-2370
    0.2KG-5300
  • CliftonSchool #3
    Grades: KG-5 | 317 students
    0.5 miles
    365 Washington Ave
    CliftonNJ 07011
    (973)470-2390
    0.5KG-5317
  • CliftonSchool #11
    Grades: KG-5 | 478 students
    0.6 miles
    147 Merselis Ave
    CliftonNJ 07011
    (973)470-2401
    0.6KG-5478
  • CliftonSchool #4
    Grades: KG-5 | 172 students
    0.7 miles
    194 West Second St
    CliftonNJ 07011
    (973)470-2382
    0.7KG-5172
  • CliftonSchool #15
    Grades: KG-5 | 362 students
    0.8 miles
    700 Gregory Ave
    CliftonNJ 07011
    (973)470-2418
    0.8KG-5362

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