Highland Park Middle School

330 Wayne Street
Highland Park, NJ 08904
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Highland Park Middle School serves 358 students in grades 6-8.
Highland Park Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is higher 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 61% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Highland Park Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Highland Park Middle School's student population of 358 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students358 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Highland Park Middle School is ranked within the top 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 Highland Park Middle School is 0.74, which is more 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
#1019 out of 2239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
24%
10%
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Hispanic
24%
29%
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Black
11%
15%
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White
37%
44%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.740.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHighland Park Boro School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Highland Park Middle School is Highland Park High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Academy For Urban Leadership Charter School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bartle Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Highland Park Highland Park High School Math: 30% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 475 students
    0.0 miles
    102 North Fifth Avenue
    Highland Park, NJ 08904
    (732) 572-2400
    0 9-12 475
  • Highland Park Bartle Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 2-5 | 463 students
    0.2 miles
    435 Mansfield Street
    Highland Park, NJ 08904
    (732) 572-4100
    0.2 2-5 463
  • Highland Park Irving Primary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 310 students
    0.4 miles
    121 South Eleventh Avenue
    Highland Park, NJ 08904
    (732) 572-1205
    0.4 PK-1 310
  • Edison Lindeneau Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 478 students
    0.9 miles
    50 Blossom Street
    Edison, NJ 08817
    (732) 650-5320
    0.9 K-5 478
  • Edison John Marshall Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 846 students
    1.0 miles
    15 Cornell Street
    Edison, NJ 08817
    (732) 650-5370
    1 K-5 846

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