Janis E. Dismus Middle School

  • Janis E. Dismus Middle School serves 384 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 16% (which is lower 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 41% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Janis E. Dismus Middle School's student population of 384 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students384 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Janis E. Dismus Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Janis E. Dismus Middle School is 0.57, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#1782 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:112:1
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Asian
4%
10%
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Hispanic
46%
27%
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Black
47%
16%
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White
3%
45%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.570.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEnglewood Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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