35 Winans Street
East Orange, NJ 07017
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Cicely L. Tyson Community Middle/High School serves 736 students in grades 6-12.
Cicely L. Tyson Community Middle/High 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 22% (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 55% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.

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Cicely L. Tyson Community Middle/High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

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School Overview

Cicely L. Tyson Community Middle/High School's student population of 736 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 71 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
736 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
71 teachers
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School Rankings

Cicely L. Tyson Community Middle/High 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 Cicely L. Tyson Community Middle/High School is 0.13, 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1614 out of 2221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
10%
Hispanic
7%
29%
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Black
93%
15%
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White
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44%
Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 736 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 30% in NJ)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.13 (Btm 50%)

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