Community Middle School

  • Community Middle School serves 1,172 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 86% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Community Middle School placed in the top 5% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 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%.

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

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 OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,172 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Community Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers103 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Community Middle School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,234 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Community Middle School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#73 out of 2234 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Community Middle 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Community Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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Asian
72%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Community Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
28%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Community Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
4%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Community Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
18%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Community Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Community Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.450.69
This chart display the diversity score of Community Middle School and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Community Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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