Joyce Kilmer Middle School

1300 Stuyvesant Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08618
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
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Bottom 50%
Joyce Kilmer Middle School serves 388 students in grades 6-8.
Joyce Kilmer 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 bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 4% (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 20% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Joyce Kilmer Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Joyce Kilmer Middle School's student population of 388 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students388 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

Joyce Kilmer 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 Joyce Kilmer Middle School is 0.17, 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
#2188 out of 2239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
4%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
10%
Hispanic
7%
29%
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Black
91%
15%
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White
1%
44%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.170.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTrenton Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Joyce Kilmer Middle School is Project Teach - Mercer (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is The Village Charter School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jefferson Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Trenton Jefferson Elementary School Math: 9% | Reading: 9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 378 students
    0.1 miles
    1 Whittlesey Road
    Trenton, NJ 08618
    (609) 656-4660
    0.1 K-5 378
  • Trenton Project Teach - Mercer Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 34 students
    0.5 miles
    1600 Stuyvesant Avenue
    Trenton, NJ 08618
    (609) 530-3390
    0.5 9-12 34
  • Trenton Ann Klein Forensic Center Alternative School
    Grades: 12 | 1 student
    0.6 miles
    1610 Stuyvesant Ave
    Trenton, NJ 08625
    (609) 633-0883
    0.6 12 1
  • Trenton Mercer Regional School Alternative School

    0.6 miles
    1600 Stuyvesant Avenue
    Trenton, NJ 08618
    (609) 530-3390
    0.6 n/a n/a
  • Trenton Parkway Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 424 students
    0.7 miles
    446 Parkway Avenue
    Trenton, NJ 08618
    (609) 538-9800
    0.7 PK-5 424

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