Copeland Middle School

  • Copeland Middle School serves 863 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NJ average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Copeland Middle School operates within the Rockaway Township School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 863 students has declined by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 79 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 863 students
Copeland Middle School Total Students (1987-2015)
Gender % Copeland Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 79 teachers
Copeland Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Copeland Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.47 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 13:1
Copeland Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
9%
10%
Copeland Middle School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
19%
25%
Copeland Middle School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
2%
16%
Copeland Middle School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
70%
48%
Copeland Middle School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Copeland Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
1%
Copeland Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Copeland Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NJ 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.
0.47 0.42
Copeland 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.
11%
31%
Copeland 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.
4%
5%
Copeland Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Rockaway Township School District's student population of 2,359 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $21,498 is higher than the state average of $21,422. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $20,739 is less than the state average of $21,053. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Rockaway Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
2
Number of Students Managed 2,359 954
Rockaway Township School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $51 MM $20 MM
Rockaway Township School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $49 MM $20 MM
Rockaway Township School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $21,498 $21,422
Rockaway Township School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $20,739 $21,053
Rockaway Township School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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