Joyce Kilmer Middle School

  • Joyce Kilmer Middle School serves 429 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 5% (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 18% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.

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School Overview

  • Joyce Kilmer Middle School's student population of 429 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students429 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Joyce Kilmer Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,234 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Joyce Kilmer Middle School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. 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#2166 out of 2234 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Joyce Kilmer Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Joyce Kilmer 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 Ratio11:112:1
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Hispanic
9%
27%
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Black
91%
16%
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White
n/a
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Joyce Kilmer Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Joyce Kilmer Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.170.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Joyce Kilmer Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTrenton Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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