John H. Walker Middle School

  • John H. Walker Middle School serves 628 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 48% (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 68% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • John H. Walker Middle School's student population of 628 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students628 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John H. Walker Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John H. Walker Middle School is 0.45, 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#787 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of John H. Walker 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 Ratio13:112:1
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Asian
8%
10%
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Hispanic
17%
27%
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Black
3%
16%
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White
72%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in John H. Walker Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.450.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNutley Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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  • Nutley Nutley High School
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    0.1 miles
    300 Franklin Ave
    Nutley, NJ 07110
    (973)661-8824
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  • Nutley Radcliffe School
    Grades: PK-6 | 340 students
    0.4 miles
    379 Bloomfield Ave
    Nutley, NJ 07110
    (973)667-8819
    0.4 PK-6 340
  • Nutley Lincoln School
    Grades: K-6 | 470 students
    0.6 miles
    301 Harrison St
    Nutley, NJ 07110
    (973)661-8882
    0.6 K-6 470
  • Nutley Yantacaw School
    Grades: K-6 | 482 students
    0.6 miles
    20 Yantacaw Place
    Nutley, NJ 07110
    (973)661-8891
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  • Nutley Spring Garden School
    Grades: PK-6 | 347 students
    0.7 miles
    59 S Spring Garden Ave
    Nutley, NJ 07110
    (973)661-8896
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