Henry C. Beck Middle School

  • Henry C. Beck Middle School serves 887 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (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 77% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Henry C. Beck Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56%.

Top Placements

Henry C. Beck Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • Henry C. Beck Middle School's student population of 887 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 73 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students887 students
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Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Henry C. Beck Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,234 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Henry C. Beck Middle School is 0.50, 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 School Rank (16-17)#465 out of 2234 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
14%
10%
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Hispanic
8%
28%
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Black
6%
15%
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White
69%
44%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.500.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCherry Hill School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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