Chestnut Ridge Midle School

  • Chestnut Ridge Midle School serves 699 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 41% (which is equal to the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 62% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Chestnut Ridge Midle School's student population of 699 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students699 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Chestnut Ridge Midle School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Chestnut Ridge Midle School is 0.34, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#1318 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
4%
10%
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Hispanic
4%
27%
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Black
9%
16%
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White
81%
45%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.340.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWashington Township School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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