Community Middle School

95 Grovers Mill Road
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Community Middle School serves 1,172 students in grades 6-8.
Community Middle School placed in the top 5% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 81% (which is higher 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 87% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Community Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

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School Overview

Community Middle School's student population of 1,172 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 103 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,172 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
103 teachers
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School Rankings

Community Middle School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Community Middle School is 0.46, 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
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#72 out of 2221 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
71%
10%
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Hispanic
5%
29%
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Black
4%
15%
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White
18%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Community Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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CMS offers good academic programs. There are some bullies in the school.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 1,172 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 87% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.46 (Top 50%)

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