South River Middle School

South River Middle School serves 537 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 51%.
South River Middle School operates within the South River School District.

Overview

The student population of 537 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 27% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 537 students
South River Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
South River Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade South River 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 0.58 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 13:1 12:1
South River Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
4%
9%
South River Middle School Asian (1989-2013)
Hispanic
29%
24%
South River Middle School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
9%
17%
South River Middle School Black (1988-2013)
White
58%
49%
South River Middle School White (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups South River Middle School Sch Ethnicity South River 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.
0.58 0.42
South River Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
34%
31%
South River Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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.
11%
6%
South River Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,338 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name South River School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
2
Number of Students Managed 2,338 922
South River School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $31 MM $20 MM
District Spending $28 MM $19 MM
District Revenue / Student $13,487 $20,414
South River School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,328 $19,395
South River 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 South River High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hammarskjold Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South River Primary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • South RiverSouth River High School
    11 Montgomery St
    South RiverNJ 08882
    (732)613-4014
    0 mi | 644 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • South RiverSouth River Primary School
    22 David St
    South RiverNJ 08882
    (732)613-4006
    0.2 mi | 553 students | Gr. KG-2                      
  • South RiverSouth River Elementary School
    81 Johnson Place
    South RiverNJ 08882
    (732)613-4073
    0.2 mi | 604 students | Gr. 3-5                      
  • East BrunswickHatikvah International Charter School
    Charter School
    367 Cranbury Rd
    East BrunswickNJ 08816
    (732)640-5850
    Charter School

    0.8 mi | 110 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • East BrunswickCentral Elementary School
    371 Cranbury Rd
    East BrunswickNJ 08816
    (732)613-6820
    0.8 mi | 402 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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