Edison Middle School

Tel: (973)669-5360
  • Edison Middle School serves 517 students in grades 6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
  • Edison Middle School operates within the West Orange School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 517 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6
Total Students517 students
Edison Middle School Total Students (1988-2016)
Gender %Edison Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
Edison Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeEdison Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio9:112:1
Edison Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
Edison Middle School Asian Students (1988-2016)
Edison Middle School Black Students (1988-2016)
Edison Middle School Black Students (1988-2016)
Edison Middle School White Students (1988-2016)
Two or more races
Edison Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsEdison Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.700.43
Edison Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Edison Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
Edison Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2016)

District Comparison

  • West Orange School District's student population of 6,688 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $21,023 is higher than the state average of $20,569. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $20,609 is less than the state average of $20,942. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District NameWest Orange School District
Number of Schools
Number of Students Managed6,688921
West Orange School District Students Managed (1990-2016)
District Total Revenue$144 MM$19 MM
West Orange School District District Total Revenue (1996-2016)
District Spending$141 MM$19 MM
West Orange School District District Spending (1996-2016)
District Revenue / Student$21,023$20,569
West Orange School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2016)
District Spending / Student$20,609$20,942
West Orange School District District Spending / Student (1995-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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  • Orange Cleveland Street Elementary School
    Grades: PK-7 | 308 students
    0.7 miles
    355 Cleveland St
    Orange, NJ 07050
    0.7 PK-7 308
  • Montclair Nishuane Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 454 students
    0.8 miles
    32 Cedar Ave
    Montclair, NJ 07042
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    Grades: PK | 178 students
    0.8 miles
    397 Park Avenue
    Orange, NJ 07050
    0.8 PK 178
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    Orange, NJ 07050
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New Jersey public schools have a diversity score of 0.43, which is higher than the national average of 0.32. The most diverse school district in New Jersey is The Ethical Community Charter School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.
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