Veterans Memorial Middle School

26th And Hayes Ave

Camden, NJ 08105

Tel: (856)966-5090
Grades: PK-8

481 students

Veterans Memorial Middle School serves 481 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Veterans Memorial Middle School operates within the Camden City School District.

Overview

The student population of 481 students has grown by 117% over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 133% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 481 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Students by Grade Veterans Memorial Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1 12:1
Hispanic
76%
23%
Black
21%
17%
White
1%
51%
All Ethnic Groups Veterans Memorial Middle School Sch Ethnicity Veterans Memorial 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.
0.38 0.41
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.
89%
29%
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.
4%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,277 students has grown by 14% over five years.
School District Name Camden City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
2
Number of Students Managed 14,277 983
Camden City School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $408 MM $20 MM
Camden City School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $413 MM $19 MM
Camden City School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $32,633 $20,414
Camden City School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $33,068 $19,395
Camden City School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Camden Academy Charter High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Camdens Promise Charter School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Camden's Pride Charter School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • CamdenCamden's Pride Charter School
    Charter School
    820 Lois Ave
    CamdenNJ 08105
    (856)365-1000
    Charter School

    0.4 mi | 214 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • CamdenCamdens Promise Charter School
    Charter School
    879 Beideman Ave
    CamdenNJ 08105
    (856)365-1000
    Charter School

    0.5 mi | 430 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • CamdenCamden Academy Charter High School
    Charter School
    879 Beideman Ave
    CamdenNJ 08105
    (856)365-1000
    Charter School

    0.5 mi | 417 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • CamdenSharp Elementary School
    32nd And Hayes Ave
    CamdenNJ 08105
    (856)966-8988
    0.6 mi | 405 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • CamdenDudley Elementary School
    2250 Berwick St
    CamdenNJ 08105
    (856)966-8901
    0.6 mi | 578 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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Did You Know?
Camden, 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 0.01, which is lower than the New Jersey average of 0.41. The most diverse school in Camden is Davis Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.