Copeland Middle School

100 Lake Shore Dr

Rockaway, NJ 07866-1799

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

905 students

Copeland Middle School serves 905 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 51%.
Copeland Middle School operates within the Rockaway Township School District.

Overview

The student population of 905 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 80 teachers has grown by 45% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 905 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 80 teachers
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 0.47 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 11:1 12:1
American Indian
1% n/a
Asian
9%
9%
Hispanic
15%
24%
Black
4%
17%
White
71%
49%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.47 0.42
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%
31%
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.
4%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,426 students has decreased by 10% over five years.
School District Name Rockaway Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
2
Number of Students Managed 2,426 922
District Total Revenue $49 MM $20 MM
District Spending $50 MM $19 MM
District Revenue / Student $18,024 $20,414
District Spending / Student $18,385 $19,395
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 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)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Middle Schools Middle Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • RockawayStony Brook Elementary School
    44 Stony Brook Rd
    RockawayNJ 07866
    (973)627-2411
    0.5 mi | 363 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • RockawayPark Lake School
    Special Education School
    72 Academy St
    RockawayNJ 07866
    (973)983-1099
    Special Education School

    1.1 mi | 29 students | Gr. Inquire with school                      
  • WhartonCatherine A Dwyer Elementary School
    665 Mt Hope Ave
    WhartonNJ 07885
    (973)361-7450
    1.1 mi | 309 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • NewarkVisions Academy Charter High School
    Charter School
    88108 Shipman St
    NewarkNJ 07102
    (201)572-1985
    Charter School

    1.1 mi | 339 students | Gr. 9-11                      
  • DoverDennis B O'brien Elementary School
    16 Mineral Spring Dr
    DoverNJ 07801
    (973)361-7330
    1.5 mi | 299 students | Gr. PK-5                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
5 Ways Parents Can Inspire Children to Love Reading
5 Ways Parents Can Inspire Children to Love Reading
Children are reading less and less in this country, and the effects of that are showing in their performance in school. However, there are a variety of ways parents can encourage their children to read – and hopefully to love reading!
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Recent legislation that allows Illinois public schools to demand students’ social media passwords has renewed the debate about students’ right to privacy at school.
Measles in School: A Parent’s Guide in 2015
Measles, the once eradicated disease, has made a comeback in the U.S. in recent months, and a recent study estimates only 50% of people are immunized. The outbreak has raised questions about immunizations and the safety of children in public schools. Learn how to keep your children healthy and reduce their measles risk.
Related School Videos

View more school videos