Carl Sandburg Middle School

  • Carl Sandburg Middle School serves 1,143 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45% (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 63% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Carl Sandburg Middle School's student population of 1,143 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 88 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,143 students
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Total Classroom Teachers88 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Carl Sandburg Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Carl Sandburg Middle School is 0.61, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#999 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Asian
20%
10%
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Hispanic
13%
27%
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Black
10%
16%
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White
57%
45%
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Diversity Score0.610.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOld Bridge Township School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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