Walter O. Krumbiegel Middle School

145 Hillside Ave

Hillside, NJ 07205-1858

Grades: 6-8

684 students

Walter O. Krumbiegel Middle School serves 684 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Walter O. Krumbiegel Middle School operates within the Hillside Board Of Education School District.

Overview

The student population of 684 students has grown by 49% over five years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 83% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 684 students
Walter O. Krumbiegel Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
Walter O. Krumbiegel Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Walter O. Krumbiegel Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 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 12:1 12:1
Walter O. Krumbiegel Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
9%
Walter O. Krumbiegel Middle School Asian Students (1990-2013)
Hispanic
21%
24%
Walter O. Krumbiegel Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
70%
17%
Walter O. Krumbiegel Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
8%
49%
Walter O. Krumbiegel Middle School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Walter O. Krumbiegel Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.42
Walter O. Krumbiegel Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
43%
31%
Walter O. Krumbiegel Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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.
13%
6%
Walter O. Krumbiegel Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,011 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $17,317 is less than the state average of $20,414. The district revenue/student has grown by 26% over four years.
The district spending/student of $17,082 is less than the state average of $19,395. The district spending/student has grown by 33% over four years.
School District Name Hillside Board Of Education School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
2
Number of Students Managed 3,011 922
Hillside Board Of Education School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $54 MM $20 MM
Hillside Board Of Education School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $53 MM $19 MM
Hillside Board Of Education School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $17,317 $20,414
Hillside Board Of Education School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $17,082 $19,395
Hillside Board Of Education School District 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 Weequahic High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is George Washington School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is A.p. Morris Early Childhood Center (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HillsideA.p. Morris Early Childhood Center
    143 Coe Ave
    HillsideNJ 07205
    (908)352-7644
    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-1 | 636 students                      
  • HillsideGeorge Washington School
    1530 Leslie St
    HillsideNJ 07205
    (908)352-7664
    0.6 mi | Gr. 5 | 248 students                      
  • HillsideHurden Looker School
    1261 Liberty Ave
    HillsideNJ 07205
    (908)352-7664
    0.6 mi | Gr. 3-4 | 423 students                      
  • NewarkChancellor Avenue Annex Elementary School
    255 Chancellor Ave
    NewarkNJ 07112
    (973)705-3860
    0.7 mi | Gr. KG-2 | 114 students                      
  • NewarkWeequahic High School
    279 Chancellor Ave
    NewarkNJ 07112
    (973)705-3923
    0.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 649 students                      

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