Lincoln Middle School

400 Dunellen Avenue
Dunellen, NJ 08812
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Lincoln Middle School serves 276 students in grades 6-8.
Lincoln 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 26%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 276 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Lincoln Middle School's student population of 276 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
276 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Lincoln Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,183 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Lincoln Middle School is 0.65, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1415 out of 2183 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
26%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
4%
10%
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Hispanic
51%
32%
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Black
14%
15%
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White
28%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lincoln Middle School's ranking?
Lincoln Middle School is ranked #1415 out of 2,183 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NJ state average), while 44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NJ state average).
How many students attend Lincoln Middle School?
276 students attend Lincoln Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
51% of Lincoln Middle School students are Hispanic, 28% of students are White, 14% of students are Black, 4% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lincoln Middle School?
Lincoln Middle School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Lincoln Middle School offer ?
Lincoln Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Lincoln Middle School part of?
Lincoln Middle School is part of Dunellen Public School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 276 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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