175 Weymouth Rd
Buena, NJ 08310
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Buena Regional Middle School serves 336 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower 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 30% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 336 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Buena Regional Middle School's student population of 336 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
336 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 2,221 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Buena Regional Middle School is 0.61, 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
#1902 out of 2221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
28%
31%
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Black
17%
15%
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White
54%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 336 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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