Suffern Middle School

80 Hemion Rd,

Suffern, NY, 10901-4163

Tel: (845)357-7400
Grades: 6-8

1,118 students

Suffern Middle School serves 1,118 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 52%.
Suffern Middle School operates within the Ramapo Central (suffern) School District.

Overview

The student population of 1118 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 94 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,118 students
Suffern Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 94 teachers
Suffern Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Suffern 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 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 13:1
Suffern Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
1%
Suffern Middle School American Indian (1989-2012)
Asian
7%
8%
Suffern Middle School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
12%
23%
Suffern Middle School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
4%
19%
Suffern Middle School Black (1989-2012)
White
73%
48%
Suffern Middle School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Suffern Middle School Sch Ethnicity Suffern 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.
0.45 0.68
Suffern Middle School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
15%
42%
Suffern Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
2%
7%
Suffern Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,551 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Ramapo Central (suffern) School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 4,551 1,136
Ramapo Central   (suffern) School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $115 MM $29 MM
Ramapo Central   (suffern) School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $111 MM $29 MM
Ramapo Central   (suffern) School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $24,559 $21,692
Ramapo Central   (suffern) School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $23,629 $21,514
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Suffern Senior High School (1.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Joyce Kilmer Middle School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Montebello Road School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Suffern Montebello Road School
    50 Montebello Rd
    Suffern , NY , 10901
    (845)357-4466
    0.3  mi  |  371  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Suffern Richard P Connor Elementary School
    13 Cypress Rd
    Suffern , NY , 10901
    (845)357-2858
    1.1  mi  |  486  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Suffern Suffern Senior High School
    49 Viola Rd
    Suffern , NY , 10901
    (845)357-3800
    1.4  mi  |  1486  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Suffern Viola Elementary School
    557route 202
    Suffern , NY , 10901
    (845)357-8315
    1.7  mi  |  432  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Suffern Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Cherry Lane Elementary School
    1 Heather Dr
    Suffern , NY , 10901
    (845)357-3988
    2  mi  |  422  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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