Madison Junior School

  • Madison Junior School serves 609 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 72% (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 80% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Madison Junior School placed in the top 10% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) 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 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 54%.
  • Madison Junior School operates within the Madison Public School District.

Top Placements (New Jersey)

Madison Junior School is Listed among the top public schools in New Jersey for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 10%)

School Overview

  • Madison Junior School's student population of 609 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students609 students
Madison Junior School Total Students (1988-2016)
Gender %Madison Junior School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
Madison Junior School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeMadison Junior School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Madison Junior School is ranked within the top 10% 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 stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Madison Junior School is 0.36, which is less 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)
72%
40%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
Madison Junior School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
Asian
8%
10%
Madison Junior School Asian Students (1988-2016)
Hispanic
11%
26%
Madison Junior School Black Students (1991-2016)
Black
2%
16%
Madison Junior School Black Students (1988-2016)
White
79%
46%
Madison Junior School White Students (1988-2016)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Madison Junior School Two Or More Races Students (2014-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsMadison Junior School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.360.43
Madison Junior School Diversity Score (1988-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
33%
Madison Junior School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
Madison Junior School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Madison Junior School is Madison Public School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 656 school districts in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Madison Public School District's student population of 2,569 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $17,237 in this district is less than the state average of $20,569. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $17,549 is less than the state average of $20,942. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameMadison Public School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    5
    2
    Number of Students Managed2,569921
    Madison Public School District Students Managed (1990-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    64%
    40%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    70%
    50%
    District Total Revenue$41 MM$19 MM
    District Spending$42 MM$19 MM
    District Revenue / Student$17,237$20,569
    District Spending / Student$17,549$20,942
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

    Nearby Public Schools

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    • Madison Central Avenue School
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      0.2 miles
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      0.7 miles
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      Madison, NJ 07940
      (973)593-3182
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    • Madison Madison High School
      Grades: 9-12 | 849 students
      0.8 miles
      170 Ridgedale Avenue
      Madison, NJ 07940
      (973)593-3117
      0.8 9-12 849
    • Madison Kings Road School
      Grades: K-5 | 287 students
      1.1 miles
      215 Kings Road
      Madison, NJ 07940
      (973)593-3178
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    • Florham Park Ridgedale Middle School
      Grades: 6-8 | 342 students
      1.5 miles
      71 Ridgedale Avenue
      Florham Park, NJ 07932
      (973)822-3855
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