John A. Carusi Middle School

315 Roosevelt Dr
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
John A. Carusi Middle School serves 952 students in grades 6-8.
John A. Carusi 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower 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 57% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

John A. Carusi Middle School's student population of 952 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students952 students
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Total Classroom Teachers76 teachers
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School Comparison

John A. Carusi Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 John A. Carusi Middle School is 0.66, 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 Testing Rank
#1320 out of 2239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
12%
10%
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Hispanic
19%
29%
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Black
12%
15%
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White
53%
44%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.660.70
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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 NameCherry Hill School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to John A. Carusi Middle School is Maple Shade High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Joyce Kilmer Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cherry Hill Joyce Kilmer Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 457 students
    0.7 miles
    2900 Chapel Ave
    Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
    (856) 667-3903
    0.7 K-5 457
  • Cherry Hill Clara Barton Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 473 students
    0.8 miles
    223 Rhode Island Ave
    Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
    (856) 667-3303
    0.8 K-5 473
  • Maple Shade Maple Shade High School Math: 25% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 859 students
    1.0 miles
    180 Frederick Ave
    Maple Shade, NJ 08052
    (856) 779-2880
    1 7-12 859
  • Maple Shade Maude M. Wilkins Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-4 | 406 students
    1.0 miles
    34 West Mill Road
    Maple Shade, NJ 08052
    (856) 779-1129
    1 3-4 406
  • Cherry Hill Thomas Paine Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 361 students
    1.3 miles
    4001 Church Rd
    Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
    (856) 667-1350
    1.3 K-5 361

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