Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School

  • Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School serves 954 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 40%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 79% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-2016 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 54%.
  • Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School operates within the Summit Public School District.

Top Placements

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

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 10%)
  • Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 20%)

School Overview

  • Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School's student population of 954 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 83 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students954 students
Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School Total Students (1988-2016)
Gender %Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers83 teachers
Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeLawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
40%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
Asian
8%
10%
Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School Asian Students (1988-2016)
Hispanic
14%
26%
Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School Black Students (1988-2016)
Black
3%
16%
Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School Black Students (1988-2016)
White
69%
46%
Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School White Students (1988-2016)
Two or more races
6%
2%
Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsLawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.500.43
Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
33%
Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School is Summit Public School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 656 school districts in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Summit Public School District's student population of 4,099 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $18,313 in this district is less than the state average of $20,569. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $18,023 is less than the state average of $20,942. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameSummit Public School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    9
    2
    Number of Students Managed4,099921
    Summit Public School District Students Managed (1990-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    69%
    40%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    77%
    50%
    District Total Revenue$76 MM$19 MM
    District Spending$74 MM$19 MM
    District Revenue / Student$18,313$20,569
    District Spending / Student$18,023$20,942
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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