Alder Avenue Middle School

  • Alder Avenue Middle School serves 866 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 43% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 51% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is equal to the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Alder Avenue Middle School's student population of 866 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 80 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students866 students
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Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alder Avenue Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alder Avenue Middle School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#1407 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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Asian
16%
10%
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Hispanic
24%
27%
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Black
11%
16%
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White
45%
45%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.710.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEgg Harbor Township School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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