Hackensack Middle School

360 Union Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Hackensack Middle School serves 1,466 students in grades 5-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Hackensack Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Hackensack Middle School's student population of 1,466 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 114 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students1,466 students
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Total Classroom Teachers114 teachers
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School Comparison

Hackensack Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,239 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Hackensack Middle School is 0.54, 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
#1727 out of 2239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
10%
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Hispanic
63%
29%
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Black
26%
15%
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White
6%
44%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.540.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHackensack School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Hackensack Middle School is Hackensack High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bogota Jr./sr. High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fairmount (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hackensack Hackensack High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,898 student
    0.6 miles
    First & Beech Streets
    Hackensack, NJ 07601
    (201) 646-7900
    0.6 9-12 1,898
  • Hackensack Fairmount
    Grades: PK-4 | 594 students
    0.7 miles
    105 Grand Avenue
    Hackensack, NJ 07601
    (201) 646-7890
    0.7 PK-4 594
  • Hackensack Nellie K. Parker
    Grades: PK-4 | 613 students
    0.8 miles
    261 Maple Hill Dr
    Hackensack, NJ 07601
    (201) 646-8020
    0.8 PK-4 613
  • Hackensack Bergen County Academies Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,098 student
    0.9 miles
    200 Hackensack Avenue
    Hackensack, NJ 07601
    (201) 343-6000
    0.9 9-12 1,098
  • Bogota Lillian M. Steen
    Grades: K-6 | 300 students
    0.9 miles
    134 W. Main
    Bogota, NJ 07603
    (201) 342-6446
    0.9 K-6 300

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