Joseph E. Soehl Middle School

  • Joseph E. Soehl Middle School serves 592 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21% (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 46% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Joseph E. Soehl Middle School's student population of 592 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students592 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Joseph E. Soehl Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Joseph E. Soehl Middle School is 0.64, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#1766 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
44%
27%
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Black
39%
16%
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White
15%
45%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.640.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLinden Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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