Lewis F. Cole Middle School

  • Lewis F. Cole Middle School serves 579 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65% (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 76% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

Top Placements

Lewis F. Cole Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • Lewis F. Cole Middle School's student population of 579 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students579 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lewis F. Cole Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lewis F. Cole Middle School is 0.66, 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#367 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lewis F. Cole 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 Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
46%
10%
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Hispanic
18%
27%
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Black
4%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lewis F. Cole Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
32%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lewis F. Cole Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.660.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lewis F. Cole 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 NameFort Lee School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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