Hillside Middle School

Hillside Middle School serves 587 students in grades 5-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Hillside Middle School operates within the Bridgewater-raritan Regio School District.

Overview

The student population of 587 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 21% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-6
Total Students 587 students
Hillside Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Hillside Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Hillside Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 12:1
Hillside Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
12%
9%
Hillside Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
10%
23%
Hillside Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
3%
17%
Hillside Middle School Black (1989-2012)
White
72%
51%
Hillside Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Hillside Middle School Sch Ethnicity Hillside Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.46 0.66
Hillside Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
5%
29%
Hillside Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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.
1%
6%
Hillside Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,810 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Bridgewater-raritan Regio School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
2
Number of Students Managed 8,810 919
Bridgewater-raritan Regio School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $146 MM $20 MM
Bridgewater-raritan Regio School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $141 MM $19 MM
Bridgewater-raritan Regio School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,939 $20,414
Bridgewater-raritan Regio School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,484 $19,395
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Brdgwtr Raritn High School (2.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Eisenhower Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hamilton School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Bridgewater Hamilton School
    Hamilton Ln
    Bridgewater , NJ , 08807
    (908)321-1022
    0.9  mi  |  394  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Bridgewater Eisenhower Middle School
    791 Eisenhower Ave
    Bridgewater , NJ , 08807
    (908)231-0230
    1.4  mi  |  884  students  |  Gr.  5-6
  • Basking Ridge Mount Prospect Elementary School
    111 Hansom Rd
    Basking Ridge , NJ , 07920
    (908)470-1600
    1.8  mi  |  689  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Bridgewater Van Holten Elementary School
    Van Holten Rd
    Bridgewater , NJ , 08807
    (908)231-1220
    2.3  mi  |  411  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Bridgewater Crim Elementary School
    1300 Crim Rd
    Bridgewater , NJ , 08807
    (908)231-1022
    2.4  mi  |  402  students  |  Gr.  KG-4

School Reviews

  • Recommended May 21, 2012 - I graduated from Hillside Middle School in 1999, when it was still known as, "Hillside Intermediate School." At the time, it contained Grades 4-5, and was very strong on academics. Besides having a 5th Grade teacher who assigned a workload more fitting for high school, it was a pleasant experience being there as a student. As a teacher now, I would strongly recommend Hillside to both prospective students and teachers alike! - Posted by Teacher

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Bridgewater, NJ public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.04, which is lower than the New Jersey average of 0.41. The most diverse school in Bridgewater is Adamsville Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.