Carl Sandburg Middle School

Tel: (732)360-0505
Grades: 6-8

1,182 students

Carl Sandburg Middle School serves 1,182 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than 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 49%.
Carl Sandburg Middle School operates within the Old Bridge Township School District.

Overview

The student population of 1182 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 94 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,182 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 94 teachers
Students by Grade Carl Sandburg Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more 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 13:1 12:1
Carl Sandburg Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
19%
9%
Hispanic
12%
23%
Black
9%
17%
White
57%
51%
All Ethnic Groups Carl Sandburg Middle School Sch Ethnicity Carl Sandburg 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.
0.62 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.
18%
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.
6%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,197 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Old Bridge Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
2
Number of Students Managed 9,197 983
Old Bridge Township School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $151 MM $20 MM
Old Bridge Township School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $147 MM $19 MM
Old Bridge Township School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,638 $20,414
Old Bridge Township School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,291 $19,395
Old Bridge Township 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 Old Bridge High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Middlesex County Academy (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is James Mc Divitt Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Old BridgeJames Mc Divitt Elementary School
    1 Manny Martin Way
    Old BridgeNJ 08857
    (732)360-4512
    0.5 mi | 552 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Old BridgeAlan B Shepard Elementary School
    33 Bushnell Rd
    Old BridgeNJ 08857
    (732)360-4499
    0.7 mi | 282 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Old BridgeWalter Schirra Elementary School
    1 Awn St
    Old BridgeNJ 08857
    (732)360-4495
    0.9 mi | 332 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Old BridgeVirgil Grissom Elementary School
    1 Sims Ave
    Old BridgeNJ 08857
    (732)360-4481
    1.3 mi | 231 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • MatawanOld Bridge High School
    4209 Route 516
    MatawanNJ 07747
    (732)290-3900
    1.4 mi | 3031 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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Did You Know?
Old Bridge, 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 0.50, which is higher than the New Jersey average of 0.41. The most diverse school in Old Bridge is William A Miller Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.