Briarcliff Middle School

  • Briarcliff Middle School serves 302 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (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 92% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Briarcliff Middle School placed in the top 5% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Briarcliff Middle School's student population of 302 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students302 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Briarcliff Middle School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,234 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Briarcliff Middle School is 0.45, 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 (16-17)#28 out of 2234 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
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Asian
17%
10%
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Hispanic
10%
28%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
72%
44%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.450.70
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMountain Lakes Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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