High Mountain Middle School

  • High Mountain Middle School serves 295 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 56% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 68% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • High Mountain Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 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 54%.

School Overview

  • High Mountain Middle School's student population of 295 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students295 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of High Mountain Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • High Mountain Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of High Mountain Middle School is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank
20%
29%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of High Mountain 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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Asian
5%
10%
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Hispanic
15%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in High Mountain Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
2%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in High Mountain Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
78%
46%
This chart display the percentage of White students in High Mountain Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in High Mountain Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.370.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in High Mountain Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Haledon School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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