Carl Sandburg Middle School

Grades: 6-8

1,164 students

Carl Sandburg Middle School serves 1,164 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 51%.
Carl Sandburg Middle School operates within the Old Bridge Township School District.

Overview

The student population of 1164 students has declined by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 95 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,164 students
Carl Sandburg Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 95 teachers
Carl Sandburg Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Carl Sandburg 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 0.62 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
Carl Sandburg Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
20%
9%
Carl Sandburg Middle School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
12%
24%
Carl Sandburg Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
10%
17%
Carl Sandburg Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
57%
49%
Carl Sandburg Middle School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Carl Sandburg 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.
0.62 0.42
Carl Sandburg 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.
21%
31%
Carl Sandburg 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.
7%
6%
Carl Sandburg Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,106 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $15,638 is less than the state average of $20,414. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $15,291 is less than the state average of $19,395. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Old Bridge Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
2
Number of Students Managed 9,106 922
Old Bridge Township   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $151 MM $20 MM
Old Bridge Township   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $147 MM $19 MM
Old Bridge Township   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,638 $20,414
Old Bridge Township   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,291 $19,395
Old Bridge Township   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 Old Bridge High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Samsel Upper Elementary School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is James A. Mcdivitt Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Old BridgeJames A. Mcdivitt Elementary School
    1 Manny Martin Way
    Old BridgeNJ 08857
    (732)360-4512
    0.5 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 540 students                      
  • Old BridgeAlan B. Shepard Elementary School
    33 Bushnell Rd
    Old BridgeNJ 08857
    (732)360-4499
    0.7 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 267 students                      
  • Old BridgeWalter M. Schirra Elementary School
    One Awn St
    Old BridgeNJ 08857
    (732)360-4495
    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 360 students                      
  • Old BridgeVirgil I. Grissom Elementary School
    One Sims Ave
    Old BridgeNJ 08857
    (732)360-4481
    1.3 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 223 students                      
  • MatawanOld Bridge High School
    4209 Route 516
    MatawanNJ 07747
    (732)290-3900
    1.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 3007 students                      

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