Helen A. Fort Middle School
Helen A. Fort Middle School serves 658 students in grades 7-8.
Helen A. Fort 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower 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 47% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).
Helen A. Fort Middle School's student population of 658 students has declined by 35% over five school years.
The teacher population of 96 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Helen A. Fort Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Helen A. Fort Middle School is 0.61, 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
#1737 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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