Edison Middle School

Tel: (973)669-5360
  • Edison Middle School serves 545 students in grades 6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Edison Middle School operates within the West Orange School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 545 students has grown by 14% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6
Total Students545 students
Edison Middle School Total Students (1987-2015)
Gender %Edison Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
Edison Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeEdison Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
Edison Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
6%
10%
Edison Middle School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
26%
25%
Edison Middle School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
44%
16%
Edison Middle School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
24%
48%
Edison Middle School White Students (1990-2015)
Two or more races
n/a
1%
Edison Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsEdison Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ 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.
0.680.42
Edison 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.
35%
31%
Edison Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2015)
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.
7%
5%
Edison Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • West Orange School District's student population of 6,731 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $20,922 is higher than the state average of $19,857. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $20,510 is higher than the state average of $20,218. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameWest Orange School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
2
Number of Students Managed6,731954
West Orange School District Students Managed (1989-2015)
District Total Revenue$144 MM$19 MM
West Orange School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending$141 MM$19 MM
West Orange School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student$20,922$19,857
West Orange School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student$20,510$20,218
West Orange School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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