George Washington Middle School

  • George Washington Middle School serves 729 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 71% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 78% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • George Washington Middle School's student population of 729 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students729 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

  • George Washington Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of George Washington Middle School is 0.48, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#134 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of George Washington 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of George Washington 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Asian
15%
10%
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Hispanic
9%
27%
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Black
1%
16%
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White
70%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in George Washington Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in George Washington Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.480.44
This chart display the diversity score of George Washington Middle School and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in George Washington Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRidgewood Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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