Memorial Junior School

  • Memorial Junior School serves 502 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 51% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 73% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Memorial Junior School's student population of 502 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students502 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Memorial Junior School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Memorial Junior School is 0.42, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#787 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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Asian
14%
10%
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Hispanic
8%
27%
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Black
2%
16%
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White
75%
45%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Memorial Junior School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.420.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Memorial Junior School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHanover Township School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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