Linwood Middle School

  • Linwood Middle School serves 1,328 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 41% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Linwood Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 54%.

Top Placements

Linwood Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • Linwood Middle School's student population of 1,328 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 108 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,328 students
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Total Classroom Teachers108 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Linwood Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Linwood Middle School is 0.75, 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)
41%
40%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
26%
10%
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Hispanic
31%
26%
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Black
21%
16%
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White
22%
46%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Linwood Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.750.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Linwood Middle School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Brunswick Township School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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