Janis E. Dismus Middle School

  • Janis E. Dismus Middle School serves 385 students in grades 7 - 8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the NJ average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • Janis E. Dismus Middle School operates within the Englewood Public School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 385 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 28% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 385 students
Janis E. Dismus Middle School Total Students (1989-2014)
Gender % Janis E. Dismus Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Janis E. Dismus Middle School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Janis E. Dismus Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1 13:1
Janis E. Dismus Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
3%
9%
Janis E. Dismus Middle School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
44%
24%
Janis E. Dismus Middle School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
51%
16%
Janis E. Dismus Middle School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
1%
49%
Janis E. Dismus Middle School White Students (1989-2014)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Janis E. Dismus Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2012)
Two or more races
1%
1%
Janis E. Dismus Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.55 0.42
Janis E. Dismus Middle School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
45%
32%
Janis E. Dismus Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
5%
Janis E. Dismus Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

  • Englewood Public School District's student population of 3,030 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $23,943 is higher than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has declined by 12% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $23,369 is higher than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has declined by 19% over four years.
School District Name Englewood Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
2
Number of Students Managed 3,030 918
Englewood Public   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $69 MM $20 MM
Englewood Public   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $68 MM $20 MM
Englewood Public   School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $23,943 $19,116
Englewood Public   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $23,369 $19,190
Englewood Public   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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