Chatham Middle School

  • Chatham Middle School serves 1,054 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 73% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Chatham Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 54%.

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School Overview

  • Chatham Middle School's student population of 1,054 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 84 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,054 students
Total Classroom Teachers84 teachers

School Comparison

  • Chatham Middle School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Chatham Middle School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#163 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
Two or more races
Diversity Score0.290.43
Eligible for Free Lunch
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameThe Of The Chathams School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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