Manchester Township Middle School

2759 Ridgeway Rd
Manchester Township, NJ 08759
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Manchester Township Middle School serves 684 students in grades 6-8.
Manchester Township 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Manchester Township Middle School's student population of 684 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students684 students
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Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
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School Comparison

Manchester Township Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,239 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Manchester Township Middle School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1237 out of 2239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
5%
10%
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Hispanic
16%
29%
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Black
11%
15%
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White
64%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.550.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameManchester Township School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Manchester Township Middle School is Manchester Township High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lakehurst Elementary School (3.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ridgeway Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Manchester Township Ridgeway Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 431 students
    0.1 miles
    2861 Ridgeway Rd
    Manchester Township, NJ 08759
    (732) 323-0800
    0.1 PK-5 431
  • Toms River Ocean Academy Charter School Charter School
    Grades: K-2 | 26 students
    1.6 miles
    678 5th St
    Toms River, NJ 08755
    (732) 987-6525
    1.6 K-2 26
  • Lakehurst Manchester Township Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 550 students
    1.9 miles
    101 N Colonial Drive
    Lakehurst, NJ 08733
    (732) 323-9600
    1.9 K-5 550
  • Manchester Township Manchester Township High School Math: 21% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,018 student
    1.9 miles
    101 S Colonial Dr
    Manchester Township, NJ 08759
    (732) 657-2121
    1.9 9-12 1,018
  • Toms River Joseph A. Citta Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 613 students
    2.1 miles
    2050 Lakewood Road
    Toms River, NJ 08755
    (732) 818-8550
    2.1 K-5 613

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