George Washington Middle School
George Washington Middle School serves 536 students in grades 6-8.
George Washington Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (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 79% (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 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).
George Washington Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
George Washington Middle School's student population of 536 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
George Washington Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 George Washington Middle School is 0.37, 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 Data
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#396 out of 2221 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education
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