Black River Middle School

  • Black River Middle School serves 445 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 77% (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 78% (which is higher 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 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Black River Middle School's student population of 445 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students445 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Black River Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Black River Middle School is 0.27, which is less 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#173 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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Asian
6%
10%
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Hispanic
7%
27%
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Black
1%
16%
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White
85%
45%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Black River Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.270.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChester School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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