1000 Weldon Road
Oak Ridge, NJ 07438
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Jefferson Township Middle School serves 630 students in grades 6-8.
Jefferson Township Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 26%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 630 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Jefferson Township Middle School's student population of 630 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 27% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
630 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
55 teachers
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School Rankings

Jefferson Township Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,183 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Jefferson Township Middle School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1109 out of 2183 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
26%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
5%
10%
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Hispanic
10%
31%
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Black
2%
15%
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White
78%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.38
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

16% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NJ state average), while 53% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NJ state average).

How many students attend Jefferson Township Middle School?

630 students attend Jefferson Township Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

78% of Jefferson Township Middle School students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Jefferson Township Middle School?

Jefferson Township Middle School has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the New Jersey state average of 11:1.

What grades does Jefferson Township Middle School offer ?

Jefferson Township Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

What school district is Jefferson Township Middle School part of?

Jefferson Township Middle School is part of Jefferson Township Public School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 630 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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