Copeland Middle School

Lake Shore Dr,

Rockaway, NJ, 07866-1799

Tel: (973)627-2465
Grades: 6-8

940 students

Copeland Middle School serves 940 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Copeland Middle School operates within the Rockaway Township School District.

Overview

The student population of 940 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 85 teachers has grown by 54% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 940 students
Copeland Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 85 teachers
Copeland Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Copeland Middle 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 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.92. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 12:1
Copeland Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
9%
Copeland Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
12%
23%
Copeland Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
4%
17%
Copeland Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
73%
51%
Copeland Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Copeland Middle School Sch Ethnicity Copeland 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.
0.45 0.92
Copeland Middle 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.
8%
29%
Copeland Middle 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.
3%
6%
Copeland Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,500 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
School District Name Rockaway Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
2
Number of Students Managed 2,500 983
Rockaway Township School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $49 MM $20 MM
Rockaway Township School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $50 MM $19 MM
Rockaway Township School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $18,024 $20,414
Rockaway Township School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,385 $19,395
Rockaway Township School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Park Lake School (1.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Park Lake School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Stony Brook Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Rockaway Stony Brook Elementary School
    Stony Brook Rd
    Rockaway , NJ , 07866
    (973)627-2411
    0.5  mi  |  371  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Rockaway Park Lake School
    Special Education School
    72 Academy St
    Rockaway , NJ , 07866
    (973)983-1099
    Special Education School
    1.1  mi  |  36  students  |  Gr.  Inquire with school
  • Wharton Catherine A Dwyer Elementary School
    665 Mt Hope Ave
    Wharton , NJ , 07885
    (973)361-7450
    1.1  mi  |  322  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Rockaway Visions Academy Charter School
    Charter School
    47 Kings Rd
    Rockaway , NJ , 07866
    (201)572-1985
    Charter School
    1.1  mi  |  268  students  |  Gr.  9-10
  • Dover Dennis B O Brien School
    Mineral Spring Dr
    Dover , NJ , 07801
    (973)361-7330
    1.5  mi  |  305  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Did You Know?
Rockaway, 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 0.49, which is higher than the New Jersey average of 0.41. The most diverse school in Rockaway is Morris Hills High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.