Cresskill Middle School

220 Jefferson Ave
Cresskill, NJ 07626
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 5%
Serving 438 students in grades 6-8, Cresskill Middle School ranks 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%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 26%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 77% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 438 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • : Top 5% in NJ
  • : 65% (Top 5%)
  • : 77% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Cresskill Middle School's student population of 438 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
438 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Cresskill Middle School ranks within the top 5% of all 2,183 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Cresskill Middle School is 0.58, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
#39 out of 2183 schools
(Top 5%)
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65%
26%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cresskill 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 2020-21 school year data.
77%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cresskill 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
11:1
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American Indian
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Asian
37%
10%
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Hispanic
6%
32%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
53%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.58
This chart display the diversity score of Cresskill Middle School and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch (19-20)
1%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cresskill Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cresskill Middle School's ranking?
Cresskill Middle School is ranked #39 out of 2,183 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in New Jersey.
What schools are Cresskill Middle School often compared to?
Cresskill Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Tenafly Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
65% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NJ state average), while 77% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NJ state average).
How many students attend Cresskill Middle School?
438 students attend Cresskill Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
53% of Cresskill Middle School students are White, 37% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Cresskill Middle School?
Cresskill Middle School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Cresskill Middle School offer ?
Cresskill Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Cresskill Middle School part of?
Cresskill Middle School is part of Cresskill Public School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 438 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • : Top 5%
  • : 65% (Top 5%)
  • : 77% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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