Janis E. Dismus Middle School

Janis E. Dismus Middle School serves 396 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Janis E. Dismus Middle School operates within the Englewood Public School District.

Overview

The student population of 396 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 53% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 396 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 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 12:1
Asian
2%
9%
Hispanic
43%
24%
Black
52%
17%
White
3%
49%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.55 0.42
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.
55%
31%
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.
8%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,493 students has grown by 28% over five years.
School District Name Englewood Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
2
Number of Students Managed 3,493 922
District Total Revenue $74 MM $20 MM
District Spending $79 MM $19 MM
District Revenue / Student $27,235 $20,414
District Spending / Student $29,008 $19,395
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 Dwight Morrow High School/academies@englewood (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dr. Leroy Mccloud Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Donald A. Quarles Early Childhood Center (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • EnglewoodDwight Morrow High School/academies@englewood
    274 Knickerbocker Rd
    EnglewoodNJ 07631
    (201)862-6049
    0.3 mi | 1070 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • EnglewoodDonald A. Quarles Early Childhood Center
    186 Davison Place
    EnglewoodNJ 07631
    (201)862-6113
    0.6 mi | 426 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • EnglewoodDr. Leroy Mccloud Elementary School
    325 Tenafly Rd
    EnglewoodNJ 07631
    (201)862-6154
    0.6 mi | 577 students | Gr. 4-6                      
  • EnglewoodEnglewood On The Palisades Charter School
    Charter School
    65 West Demarest Ave
    EnglewoodNJ 07631
    (201)569-9765
    Charter School

    0.7 mi | 180 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • EnglewoodDr. John Grieco Elementary School
    50 Durie Ave
    EnglewoodNJ 07631
    (201)862-6164
    0.7 mi | 535 students | Gr. 1-3                      

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