Demarest Middle School

Demarest Middle School serves 305 students in grades 5-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Demarest Middle School operates within the Demarest School District.

Overview

The student population of 305 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 40% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 305 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Students by Grade Demarest Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 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 10:1 12:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
35%
9%
Demarest Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
5%
23%
Demarest Middle School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
n/a
17%
Demarest Middle School Black (1994-2011)
White
59%
51%
Demarest Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Demarest Middle School Sch Ethnicity Demarest 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.
0.53 0.66
Demarest 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.
n/a
29%
Demarest Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2006)
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.
n/a
6%
Demarest Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 650 students has grown by 228% over five years.
School District Name Demarest School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
2
Number of Students Managed 650 919
Demarest School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $13 MM $20 MM
Demarest School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $12 MM $19 MM
Demarest School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $66,010 $20,414
Demarest School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $62,803 $19,395
Demarest School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 N Valley Regional H Demarest (0.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is N Valley Regional H Demarest (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is County Road Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Demarest County Road Elementary School
    130 County Rd
    Demarest , NJ , 07627
    (201)768-6256
    0.6  mi  |  126  students  |  Gr.  KG-1
  • Demarest Luther Lee Emerson School
    15 Columbus Rd
    Demarest , NJ , 07627
    (201)784-2084
    0.6  mi  |  219  students  |  Gr.  2-4
  • Demarest N Valley Regional H Demarest
    150 Knickerbocker Rd
    Demarest , NJ , 07627
    (201)768-3200
    0.8  mi  |  1265  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Closter Hillside Elementary School
    340 Homans Ave
    Closter , NJ , 07624
    (201)768-3860
    0.8  mi  |  551  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Cresskill Cresskill Junior Senior High School
    1 Lincoln Dr
    Cresskill , NJ , 07626
    (201)567-5479
    1  mi  |  561  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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