Pond Road Middle School

Tel: (609)632-0940
Grades: 4-8

1,115 students

Pond Road Middle School serves 1,115 students in grades 4-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Pond Road Middle School operates within the Washington Township School District.

Overview

The student population of 1115 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 93 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 4-8
Total Students 1,115 students
Pond Road Middle School Total Students (1998-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 93 teachers
Pond Road Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1998-2012)
Students by Grade Pond Road Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 12:1
Pond Road Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1998-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
16%
9%
Pond Road Middle School Asian (1998-2012)
Hispanic
3%
23%
Pond Road Middle School Hispanic (1998-2012)
Black
2%
17%
Pond Road Middle School Black (1998-2012)
White
76%
51%
Pond Road Middle School White (1998-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Pond Road Middle School Sch Ethnicity Pond Road 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.
0.40 0.66
Pond Road Middle School Diversity Score (1998-2012)
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.
1%
29%
Pond Road Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2012)
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.
1%
6%
Pond Road Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,858 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Washington Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
2
Number of Students Managed 2,858 919
Washington Township School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $39 MM $20 MM
Washington Township School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $38 MM $19 MM
Washington Township School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,299 $20,414
Washington Township School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,811 $19,395
Washington 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 Robbinsville High School (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Emily C Reynolds Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Alexander Elementary School (1.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Robbinsville Robbinsville High School
    155 Robbinsville Edinburg Rd
    Robbinsville , NJ , 08690
    (609)632-0950
    0.5  mi  |  878  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Hamilton Square Alexander Elementary School
    20 Robert Frost Dr
    Hamilton Square , NJ , 08690
    (609)631-4148
    1.9  mi  |  366  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Trenton Mcvs Assunpink Cent High School
    Vocational School
    1085 Old Trenton Rd
    Trenton , NJ , 08690
    (609)586-5144
    Vocational School
    2  mi  |  108  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Trenton Joseph F Cappello School
    Special Education School
    1072 Old Trenton Rd
    Trenton , NJ , 08690
    (609)588-8485
    Special Education School
    2.1  mi  |  143  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Trenton N J Regional Day Hamilton
    Special Education School
    1070 Old Trenton Rd
    Trenton , NJ , 08690
    (609)588-8490
    Special Education School
    2.1  mi  |  39  students  |  Gr.  KG-8

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