Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School

  • Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School serves 929 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 66% (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 79% (which is higher 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 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

Top Placements

Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School's student population of 929 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 83 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students929 students
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Total Classroom Teachers83 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School is 0.50, 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#270 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lawton C. Johnson Summit 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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Asian
7%
10%
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Hispanic
15%
27%
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Black
3%
16%
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White
69%
45%
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Two or more races
6%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.500.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSummit Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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