Demarest Middle School

568 Piermont Rd
Demarest, NJ 07627
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Demarest Middle School serves 310 students in grades 5-8.
Demarest 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 89% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Demarest Middle School's student population of 310 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students310 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Rankings

Demarest 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 Demarest Middle School is 0.52, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#67 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)
89%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
30%
10%
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Hispanic
4%
29%
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Black
n/a
15%
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White
63%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.520.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDemarest School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Demarest Middle School is Northern Valley Region Iii (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is County Road School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Demarest County Road School
    Grades: PK-1 | 150 students
    0.6 miles
    130 County Rd
    Demarest, NJ 07627
    (201) 768-6060
    0.6 PK-1 150
  • Demarest Luther Lee Emerson School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 2-4 | 217 students
    0.6 miles
    15 Columbus Road
    Demarest, NJ 07627
    (201) 768-6060
    0.6 2-4 217
  • Norwood Northern Valley Region Iii Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 203 students
    0.7 miles
    200 Summit Street
    Norwood, NJ 07648
    (201) 768-2200
    0.7 PK-12 203
  • Closter Hillside Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-4 | 666 students
    0.8 miles
    340 Homans Avenue
    Closter, NJ 07624
    (201) 768-3860
    0.8 PK-4 666
  • Demarest Northern Valley Regional High School At Demarest Math: 75% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,018 student
    0.8 miles
    150 Knickerbocker Rd
    Demarest, NJ 07627
    (201) 768-3200
    0.8 9-12 1,018

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