John Adams Middle School

  • John Adams Middle School serves 952 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 77% (which is higher 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 85% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • John Adams Middle School's student population of 952 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 69 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students952 students
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Total Classroom Teachers69 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John Adams Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John Adams Middle School is 0.36, which is less 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#82 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of John Adams Middle School 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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Asian
79%
10%
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Hispanic
4%
27%
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Black
9%
16%
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White
8%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in John Adams Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.360.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEdison Township School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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