Middlesex High School

300 Kennedy Dr,

Middlesex, NJ, 08846-1489

Tel: (732)317-6000
Grades: 9-12

654 students

Middlesex High School serves 654 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Middlesex High School operates within the Middlesex Borough School District.
The school district's 94% graduation rate is higher than the NJ state average of 92%.

Overview

The student population of 654 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 19% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 654 students
Middlesex High School Total Students (1988-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 61 teachers
Middlesex High School Total Classroom Teachers (1988-2012)
Students by Grade Middlesex High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 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 11:1 12:1
Middlesex High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1988-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
9%
Middlesex High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
23%
23%
Middlesex High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
7%
17%
Middlesex High School Black (1988-2012)
White
63%
51%
Middlesex High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Middlesex High School Sch Ethnicity Middlesex High 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.
0.55 0.66
Middlesex High 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.
12%
29%
Middlesex High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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%
Middlesex High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,801 students has grown by 1062% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Middlesex Borough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
2
Number of Students Managed 2,801 919
Middlesex Borough School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 94% 92%
Middlesex Borough School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $35 MM $20 MM
Middlesex Borough School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $32 MM $19 MM
Middlesex Borough School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $144,676 $20,414
Middlesex Borough School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $133,145 $19,395
Middlesex Borough School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

School Notes:

  • Middlesex High School (MHS) is a four-year comprehensive public high school located in the center of Middlesex, Middlesex County, New Jersey. It is part of the Middlesex Board of Education. The school is surrounded by Mountain View Park and all its athletic complexes, including Memorial Field.
  • Athletics: The Middlesex High School Blue Jays compete in the Greater Middlesex Conference, comprised of 33 public and private high schools located in the greater Middlesex County area. The league operates under the supervision of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association.
  • 2005-2006: Football: 8-2 Central Jersey Group 1 Quarterfinals.
  • Girls Tennis: GMC Blue Division Title, Central Jersey Group 1 Semifinals.
  • Boys Basketball: 11-13 2nd Round GMC Tournament.
  • Girls Basketball: 19-7 2006 Central Jersey Group 1 #1 seed, made Semifinals, losing 62-56 to Bordentown Regional High School.
  • Wrestling: 5-9.
  • Baseball: 11-12 Qualified for Central Jersey Group 1 Playoffs.
  • Softball: 11-10. The team made it to the 2006 Central Jersey Group 1 Quarterfinals, losing in the first round to Bordentown Regional High School by a score of 2-0. GMC Tournament Quarterfinals (2004-05 GMC Tournament champions).
  • Boys Tennis: 14-4 GMC Blue Division Title. The squad reached the 2006 New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) Central Jersey Group 1 Sectional Finals, losing 3-2 to Florence Township Memorial High School at West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South.
  • Boys Golf: 15-3 Central/South Jersey Group 1 Finals.
  • Competitive Cheerleading Nationals.
  • Major Achievement: By defeating Dunellen High School by 33-19 in November the football team won the Route 28 trophy for the 4th straight year.
  • Clubs: FBLA-PBL, Key Club.
  • Notable alumni: Charlie Weis - University of Notre Dame head football coach.
  • Source: Wikipedia; it is used under the GNU Free Documentation License. You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the GFDL

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Dunellen High School (1.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Von E Mauger Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Parker Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Middlesex Parker Elementary School
    South Lincoln Ave
    Middlesex , NJ , 08846
    (732)317-6000
    0.7  mi  |  214  students  |  Gr.  KG-3
  • Middlesex Watchung Elementary School
    Fisher Ave
    Middlesex , NJ , 08846
    (732)317-6000
    0.8  mi  |  239  students  |  Gr.  KG-3
  • Middlesex Von E Mauger Middle School
    Fisher Ave
    Middlesex , NJ , 08846
    (732)317-6000
    0.8  mi  |  796  students  |  Gr.  4-8
  • Middlesex Hazelwood Elementary School
    Hazelwood Ave
    Middlesex , NJ , 08846
    (732)317-6000
    1.2  mi  |  246  students  |  Gr.  PK-3
  • Dunellen John P Faber Elementary School
    High St And Lehigh St
    Dunellen , NJ , 08812
    (732)968-5311
    1.5  mi  |  570  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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