South River Middle School

South River Middle School serves 498 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
South River Middle School operates within the South River School District.

Overview

The student population of 498 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 498 students
South River Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
South River Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade South River Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 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 14:1 12:1
South River Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
9%
South River Middle School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
27%
23%
South River Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
9%
17%
South River Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
59%
51%
South River Middle School White (1988-2012)
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.
0.57 0.92
South River 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.
29%
29%
South River 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.
9%
6%
South River Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,305 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 2,305 983
South River School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $31 MM $20 MM
South River School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $28 MM $19 MM
South River School District Spending (1990-2009)
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: 2012 (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 (1.5 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 River South River High School
    11 Montgomery St
    South River , NJ , 08882
    (732)613-4014
    0  mi  |  652  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • South River South River Primary School
    22 David St
    South River , NJ , 08882
    (732)613-4014
    0.2  mi  |  550  students  |  Gr.  KG-2
  • South River South River Elementary School
    81 Johnson Place
    South River , NJ , 08882
    (732)613-4073
    0.2  mi  |  605  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • East Brunswick Hatikvah International Charter School
    Charter School
    367 Cranbury Rd
    East Brunswick , NJ , 08816
    (732)939-2517
    Charter School
    0.8  mi  |  146  students  |  Gr.  KG-3
  • East Brunswick Central Elementary School
    371 Cranbury Rd
    East Brunswick , NJ , 08816
    (732)613-6820
    0.8  mi  |  426  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Middlesex County, 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 0.32, which is lower than the New Jersey average of 0.92. The most diverse school district in Middlesex County is Chester School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.