Branchburg Central Middle School

  • Branchburg Central Middle School serves 501 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Branchburg Central Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56%.

Top Placements

Branchburg Central Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • Branchburg Central Middle School's student population of 501 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students501 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Branchburg Central Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,239 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Branchburg Central Middle School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#386 out of 2239 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
9%
10%
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Hispanic
7%
28%
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Black
2%
15%
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White
78%
44%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.380.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBranchburg Township School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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