Liberty Middle School

Tel: (973)243-8650
  • Liberty Middle School serves 497 students in grades 7-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
  • Liberty Middle School operates within the West Orange School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 497 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students497 students
Liberty Middle School Total Students (2006-2016)
Gender %Liberty Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
Liberty Middle School Total Teachers (2006-2016)
Students by GradeLiberty Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio9:112:1
Liberty Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2016)
Asian
8%
10%
Liberty Middle School Asian Students (2006-2016)
Hispanic
30%
26%
Liberty Middle School Black Students (2006-2016)
Black
42%
16%
Liberty Middle School Black Students (2006-2016)
White
19%
46%
Liberty Middle School White Students (2006-2016)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Liberty Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsLiberty Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.700.43
Liberty Middle School Diversity Score (2006-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
33%
Liberty Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
Liberty Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2016)

District Comparison

  • West Orange School District's student population of 6,688 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $21,023 is higher than the state average of $20,569. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $20,609 is less than the state average of $20,942. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District NameWest Orange School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
2
Number of Students Managed6,688921
West Orange School District Students Managed (1990-2016)
District Total Revenue$144 MM$19 MM
West Orange School District District Total Revenue (1996-2016)
District Spending$141 MM$19 MM
West Orange School District District Spending (1996-2016)
District Revenue / Student$21,023$20,569
West Orange School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2016)
District Spending / Student$20,609$20,942
West Orange School District District Spending / Student (1995-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • West Orange Mount Pleasant Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 380 students
    0.4 miles
    9 Manger Road
    West Orange, NJ 07052
    (973)669-5480
    0.4 K-5 380
  • Livingston Mount Pleasant Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 453 students
    1 miles
    11 Broadlawn Dr
    Livingston, NJ 07039
    (973)535-8000
    1 K-5 453
  • Livingston Mount Pleasant Middle School
    Grades: 6 | 464 students
    1 miles
    11 Broadlawn Dr
    Livingston, NJ 07039
    (973)535-8000
    1 6 464
  • West Orange Pleasantdale Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 420 students
    1.6 miles
    555 Pleasant Valley Way
    West Orange, NJ 07052
    (973)669-5452
    1.6 PK-5 420
  • West Orange St. Cloud Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 388 students
    1.6 miles
    71 Sheridan Ave
    West Orange, NJ 07052
    (973)669-5393
    1.6 K-5 388

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Did You Know?
New Jersey public schools have a diversity score of 0.43, which is higher than the national average of 0.32. The most diverse school district in New Jersey is The Ethical Community Charter School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.