Cicely L. Tyson Community Middle/high School

35 Winans Street
East Orange, NJ 07017
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 732 students in grades 6-12, Cicely L. Tyson Community Middle/high School ranks 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%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 732 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : 90-94% (Top 30% in NJ)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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 732 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
732 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
64 teachers
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School Rankings

Cicely L. Tyson Community Middle/high School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,201 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Cicely L. Tyson Community Middle/high School is 0.18, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NJ)
#1594 out of 2201 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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13%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cicely L. Tyson Community Middle/high School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
46%
49%
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8%
23%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Cicely L. Tyson Community Middle/high School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
10%
Hispanic
9%
32%
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Black
90%
15%
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White
1%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.18
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90-94%
85%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cicely L. Tyson Community Middle/high School's ranking?
Cicely L. Tyson Community Middle/high School is ranked #1594 out of 2,201 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
What schools are Cicely L. Tyson Community Middle/high School often compared to?
Cicely L. Tyson Community Middle/high Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like East Orange Stem High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
13% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% NJ state average), while 46% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NJ state average).
What is the graduation rate of Cicely L. Tyson Community Middle/high School?
The graduation rate of Cicely L. Tyson Community Middle/high School is 90-94%, which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 85%.
How many students attend Cicely L. Tyson Community Middle/high School?
732 students attend Cicely L. Tyson Community Middle/high School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
90% of Cicely L. Tyson Community Middle/high School students are Black, 9% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Cicely L. Tyson Community Middle/high School?
Cicely L. Tyson Community Middle/high School has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Cicely L. Tyson Community Middle/high School offer ?
Cicely L. Tyson Community Middle/high School offers enrollment in grades 6-12
What school district is Cicely L. Tyson Community Middle/high School part of?
Cicely L. Tyson Community Middle/high School is part of East Orange School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 732 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : 90-94% (Top 30%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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