500 Ridge Road
Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Memorial Middle School serves 454 students in grades 5-8.
Memorial Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Students: 454 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Memorial Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Memorial Middle School's student population of 454 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
454 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
50 teachers
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School Rankings

Memorial Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,221 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Memorial Middle School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#569 out of 2221 schools
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Memorial Middle School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Memorial Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
7%
10%
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Hispanic
9%
31%
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Black
3%
15%
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White
78%
41%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Memorial Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score
0.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Memorial Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Memorial Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   5/24/2014
While the teachers and administrators are professional and helpful, the two receptionists in the main office are rude and unprofessional. Common courtesy and manners are lacking with these two women.
- Posted by Parent - mt26n

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Students: 454 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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