Avenel Middle School

Woodbine Ave

Avenel, NJ 07001-1093

Tel: (732)596-4210
Grades: 6-8

620 students

Avenel Middle School serves 620 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Avenel Middle School operates within the Woodbridge Township School District.

Overview

The student population of 620 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has grown by 36% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 620 students
Avenel Middle School Total Students (1991-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 67 teachers
Avenel Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1991-2013)
Students by Grade Avenel Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.72 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 9:1 12:1
Avenel Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1991-2013)
Asian
16%
9%
Avenel Middle School Asian (1991-2013)
Hispanic
23%
24%
Avenel Middle School Hispanic (1991-2013)
Black
21%
17%
Avenel Middle School Black (1991-2013)
White
40%
49%
Avenel Middle School White (1991-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Avenel Middle School Sch Ethnicity Avenel 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.
0.72 0.42
Avenel Middle School Diversity Score (1991-2013)
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.
30%
31%
Avenel Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2013)
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%
Avenel Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,280 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Woodbridge Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
24
2
Number of Students Managed 13,280 927
Woodbridge Township   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $201 MM n/a
District Spending $199 MM n/a
District Revenue / Student $15,240 $0
Woodbridge Township   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,144 $0
Woodbridge Township   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 Adult Diagnostic And Treatment Center (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Iselin Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Woodbine Avenue Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • AvenelWoodbine Avenue Elementary School
    Woodbine Ave
    AvenelNJ 07001
    (732)602-8523
    0.2 mi | 457 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • AvenelAvenel Street Elementary School
    Avenel St
    AvenelNJ 07001
    (732)602-8504
    0.4 mi | 455 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • AvenelAdult Diagnostic And Treatment Center
    Alternative School
    8 Production Way
    AvenelNJ 07001
    (732)574-2250
    Alternative School

    0.7 mi | 2 students | Gr. 10-12                      
  • RahwayRoosevelt Elementary School
    811 St George Ave
    RahwayNJ 07065
    (732)396-1060
    1 mi | 570 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • ColoniaClaremont Avenue Elementary School
    Claremont Ave
    ColoniaNJ 07067
    (732)596-4153
    1 mi | 315 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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