93 Briarcliff Rd.
Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Briarcliff Middle School serves 281 students in grades 6-8.
Briarcliff Middle School placed in the top 5% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 94% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Briarcliff Middle School's student population of 281 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
281 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Briarcliff Middle School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,221 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Briarcliff Middle School is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#54 out of 2221 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
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Asian
19%
10%
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Hispanic
7%
31%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
70%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 281 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 94% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.47

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