Matawan-aberdeen Middle School

  • Matawan-aberdeen Middle School serves 889 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 54% (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 60% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Matawan-aberdeen Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 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 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 54%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Matawan-aberdeen Middle School's student population of 889 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 73 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students889 students
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Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Matawan-aberdeen 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 increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Matawan-aberdeen Middle School is 0.55, 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)
54%
40%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
6%
10%
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Hispanic
15%
26%
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Black
15%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Matawan-aberdeen Middle School and the percentage of Black students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
64%
46%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Matawan-aberdeen Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.550.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
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 Matawan-aberdeen 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 NameMatawan-aberdeen Regional School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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