Howell Township Middle School South

  • Howell Township Middle School South serves 943 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (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 74% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Howell Township Middle School South 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 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 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56%.

School Overview

  • Howell Township Middle School South's student population of 943 students has grown by 24% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 87 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students943 students
This chart display total students of Howell Township Middle School South by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Howell Township Middle School South
Total Classroom Teachers87 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Howell Township Middle School South by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Howell Township Middle School South by grade.

School Comparison

  • Howell Township Middle School South is ranked within the top 30% 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Howell Township Middle School South is 0.34, 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#668 out of 2239 schools
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Howell Township Middle School South, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Howell Township Middle School South 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Howell Township Middle School South and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Howell Township Middle School South and the public school average student teacher ratio of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Howell Township Middle School South and the percentage of Asian public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
13%
28%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Howell Township Middle School South and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Howell Township Middle School South and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
80%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Howell Township Middle School South and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Howell Township Middle School South. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.340.70
This chart display the diversity score of Howell Township Middle School South and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Howell Township Middle School South and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Howell Township Middle School South and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHowell Township Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Howell Township Middle School South. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
What is the best way to evaluate the quality of a public high school? Learn about the data available that helps parents choose a high school based upon how well their graduates perform in college.
In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the financial impact of COVID-19 on public schools and what to expect in the future. We’ll talk about the effects of budget cuts and other challenges affecting the public school system for the remainder of this school year and into the next.
As the nation works to recover from COVID-19, parents wonder what the fall of 2020 holds in terms of the upcoming school year. Read on to learn some tips for preparing for potential challenges and to see the answers to some of the biggest questions being asked by parents of school-age children.