Buena Regional Middle School

175 Weymouth Rd
Buena, NJ 08310
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Buena Regional Middle School serves 337 students in grades 6-8.
Buena Regional Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 26%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 337 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Buena Regional Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

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School Overview

Buena Regional Middle School's student population of 337 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
337 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Buena Regional Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,183 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Buena Regional Middle School is 0.62, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1744 out of 2183 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
26%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
32%
32%
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Black
16%
15%
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White
51%
40%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Buena Regional Middle School's ranking?
Buena Regional Middle School is ranked #1744 out of 2,183 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NJ state average), while 32% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NJ state average).
How many students attend Buena Regional Middle School?
337 students attend Buena Regional Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
51% of Buena Regional Middle School students are White, 32% of students are Hispanic, 16% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Buena Regional Middle School?
Buena Regional Middle School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Buena Regional Middle School offer ?
Buena Regional Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Buena Regional Middle School part of?
Buena Regional Middle School is part of Buena Regional School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 337 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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