Raymond W Kershaw Middle School

Raymond W Kershaw Middle School serves 197 students in grades 5-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Raymond W Kershaw Middle School operates within the Mount Ephraim Borough School District.

Overview

The student population of 197 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 100% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 197 students
Raymond W  Kershaw Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Students by Grade Raymond W  Kershaw Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 30:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less 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 14:1 12:1
Asian
2%
9%
Hispanic
4%
23%
Black
2%
17%
White
90%
51%
All Ethnic Groups Raymond W  Kershaw Middle School Sch Ethnicity Raymond W  Kershaw 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.
0.19 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.
10%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 443 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
School District Name Mount Ephraim Borough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
2
Number of Students Managed 443 983
Mount Ephraim Borough School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $10 MM $20 MM
Mount Ephraim Borough School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $10 MM $19 MM
Mount Ephraim Borough School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $21,368 $20,414
Mount Ephraim Borough School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $20,831 $19,395
Mount Ephraim Borough 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 Audubon High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bell Oaks Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mary Bray Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Mount EphraimMary Bray Elementary School
    225 West Kings Hwy
    Mount EphraimNJ 08059
    (856)931-7807
    0.3 mi | 246 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • Haddon HeightsGlenview Ave Elementary School
    Glenview And Sycamore Sts
    Haddon HeightsNJ 08035
    (856)547-7647
    0.6 mi | 211 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • AudubonAudubon High School
    350 Edgewood Ave
    AudubonNJ 08106
    (856)547-7695
    0.6 mi | 796 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • BellmawrBell Oaks Middle School
    256 Anderson Ave
    BellmawrNJ 08031
    (856)931-6273
    0.7 mi | 476 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • AudubonMansion Ave Elementary School
    300 Mansion Ave
    AudubonNJ 08106
    (856)546-4926
    0.9 mi | 370 students | Gr. 3-6                      

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