Christopher Columbus Middle School

  • Christopher Columbus Middle School serves 1,162 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Christopher Columbus Middle School operates within the Clifton Public School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1162 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 107 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,162 students
Christopher Columbus Middle School Total Students (1987-2015)
Gender %Christopher Columbus Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers107 teachers
Christopher Columbus Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeChristopher Columbus Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
Christopher Columbus Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
5%
10%
Christopher Columbus Middle School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
62%
25%
Christopher Columbus Middle School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
4%
16%
Christopher Columbus Middle School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
29%
48%
Christopher Columbus Middle School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Christopher Columbus Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic GroupsChristopher Columbus Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.530.42
Christopher Columbus Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
59%
31%
Christopher Columbus Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
5%
Christopher Columbus Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Clifton Public School District's student population of 10,840 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,387 in this district is less than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,036 is less than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameClifton Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
2
Number of Students Managed10,840954
Clifton Public School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue$167 MM$20 MM
Clifton Public School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending$163 MM$20 MM
Clifton Public School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student$15,387$19,116
Clifton Public School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student$15,036$19,190
Clifton Public School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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