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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • Linwood Middle School operates within the North Brunswick Township School District.

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School Overview

  • Linwood Middle School's student population of 1328 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
Linwood Middle School Total Students (1988-2016)
Gender %Linwood Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers108 teachers
Linwood Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeLinwood Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Linwood Middle School is ranked within the top 50% 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 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 0.69. 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%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
Linwood Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
Asian
26%
10%
Linwood Middle School Asian Students (1988-2016)
Hispanic
31%
26%
Linwood Middle School Black Students (1988-2016)
Black
21%
16%
Linwood Middle School Black Students (1988-2016)
White
22%
46%
Linwood Middle School White Students (1988-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsLinwood Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.750.69
Linwood Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
33%
Linwood Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
Linwood Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Linwood Middle School is North Brunswick Township School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 656 school districts in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • North Brunswick Township School District's student population of 6,063 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $15,066 in this district is less than the state average of $20,569. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $15,355 is less than the state average of $20,942. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
    School District NameNorth Brunswick Township School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    6
    2
    Number of Students Managed6,063921
    North Brunswick Township School District Students Managed (1990-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    37%
    40%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    49%
    50%
    District Total Revenue$92 MM$19 MM
    District Spending$94 MM$19 MM
    District Revenue / Student$15,066$20,569
    District Spending / Student$15,355$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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